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DOID DOID:12384
Name dysentery
Definition An intestinal infectious disease that involves inflammation of the intestines, especially colon, due to chemical irritants, bacteria, protozoa, or parasitic worms, which results in severe diarrhea with passage of mucus and blood.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diarrhea#Types_of_diarrhea, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysentery, http://www.who.int/topics/dysentery/en/, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=dysentery
Synonyms

Infectious diarrhea [EXACT]

Xrefs

ICD9CM:009.2

ICD9CM_2006:009.2

MESH:D004403

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:19213003

UMLS_CUI:C0013369

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is_a intestinal infectious disease

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