Diarrhea is defined as a bowel movement with a lot of feces, usually in a watery form, often because of upset intestines or stomach.(noun)
When you eat bad shrimp and get food poisoning, causing you to have to use the bathroom a lot and produce watery feces, this is an example of producing diarrhea.
See diarrhea in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME diarea < OFr diarrie & LL diarrhoea < Gr diarrhoia < dia-, through + rhein, to flow: see stream
See diarrhea in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English diaria
Origin: , from Medieval Latin
Origin: , from Late Latin diarrhoea
Origin: , from Greek diarroia
Origin: , from diarrein, to flow through
Origin: : dia-, dia-
Origin: + rhein, to flow, run; see sreu- in Indo-European roots.
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