An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhoea.
More example sentences
- Many of these regions also suffer from epidemics of other infectious diseases such as cholera and malaria.
- Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium in the same family as those that cause cholera.
- Pasteur went on to discover vaccinations for chicken pox, cholera, diphtheria, anthrax and rabies.
Definition of cholera in:
- The US English dictionary