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Definition 1: an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea - [noun denoting state]

(dysentery is a kind of ...) a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

(... is a kind of dysentery ) inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea

(... is a kind of dysentery ) an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains

(dysentery is a part of ...) frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor

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