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/ˈkälərə/,
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An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea,
  1. An infectious and often fatal bacterial disease of the small intestine, typically contracted from infected water supplies and causing severe vomiting and diarrhea


  1. an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
  2. (choleraic) relating to or resulting from or resembling cholera
  3. Cholera is a severe infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, which primarily affects the small intestine. The main symptoms include profuse watery diarrhea and vomiting.Transmission is primarily by the acquisition of the pathogen through contaminated drinking water or infected food. ...
  4. The second cholera pandemic also known as the Asiatic Cholera Pandemic was a Cholera pandemic from 1829-1851 reached Europe, London and Paris in 1832.
  5. To dream of this dread disease devastating the country, portends sickness of virulent type will rage and many disappointments will follow. To dream that you are attacked by it, denotes your own sickness.
  6. an acute, infectious disease caused by the consumption of water or food contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
  7. disease marked by symptoms of thirst, cramps, diarrhea, and death. Brought about by drinking water tainted with human waste. Beginning in the 1830s several epidemics of cholera hit London before sanitary conditions improved in the second half of the century.
  8. A severe diarrhoea disease caused by bacteria. Cholera is curable but life threatening
  9. An infectious disease caused by contaminated water that causes severe vomiting, cramps and diarrhoea that is often fatal.
  10. disease caused by drinking impure water.
  11. Little Timmy might have died from this in the Oregon Trail game, but it's very real. Cholera infects the intestines and while it's rare in places with proper infrastructure, it can still be found in brackish rivers and coastal water.
  12. enteric contagious infection produced by the comma bacillus and manifesting itself through abundant vomiting and diarrhea, which produce dehydration that can be fatal if not treated
  13. An infectious disease of the small intestines whose bacteria is often found in untreated water.
  14. A very dangerous disease (characterized by high fever, diarrhea, and dehydration) spread by feces-contaminated drinking water. Major epidemics during the 19th century killed hundreds of thousands of people.
  15. A water-borne disease characterised by stomach-ache, cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea.
  16. Acute, severe, contagious diarrhea with intestinal lining sloughing
  17. Was discovered by German bacteriologist Robert Koch as a contagion in 1883 caused by a bacteria. The key to treating cholera is prompt and complete replacement of the fluid and salt lost through the profuse diarrhea. ...
  18. A water- and feces-born disease of the intestine. Studies of the diffusion of cholera have been important in the development of both geographical and medical knowledge.
  19. An infection of the small intestine caused by a type of bacterium. Drinking water or eating seafood or other foods that have been contaminated with the feces of infected people can spread the disease. It occurs in parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America, India, and the Middle East. ...
  20. Cholera was a serious disease in North America in the 1800’s, with major epidemics in 1832, 1849, 1866, and 1873.  The disease is spread by unsanitary conditions.  Cholera causes diarrhea and dehydration, and can  be fatal in just hours. ...
  21. source is in India; symptoms include diarrhea & dehydration (death can be convulsive); hygiene prevents it (e.g. boiling water) – this fact was first discovered in England by Dr. John Snow in the 1850s; he mapped out the reported cases (shown in the dot map), and saved hundreds of lives.
  22. Cholera, sometimes known as Asiatic or epidemic cholera, is an infectious gastroenteritis. (source)
  23. Cholera can be defined in two ways:
  24. dreaded infectious disease
  25. is a potentially epidemic and life-threatening secretory diarrhea characterized by numerous, voluminous watery stools, often accompanied by vomiting, and resulting in hypovolemic shock and acidosis.