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dysentery
American English: /ˈdɪs(ə)nˌtɛri/
British English: /ˈdɪs(ə)nt(ə)ri/

Translation of dysentery in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • There are no pus cells in the stool, thereby ruling out a bacterial diarrhea like shigella dysentery.
    • Doctors there were seeing many cases of diarrhoeal disease and feared epidemics of dysentery and cholera.
    • Cholera, typhoid, dysentery, and other illnesses can be contracted from untreated bathing and drinking water.

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