Asiatic cholera


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Asiatic cholera an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Asiatic cholera a malignant and rapidly fatal disease, originating in Asia and frequently epidemic in the more filthy sections of other lands, to which the germ or specific poison may have been carried. It is characterized by diarrhea, rice-water evacuations, vomiting, cramps, pinched expression, and lividity, rapidly passing into a state of collapse, followed by death, or by a stage of reaction of fever.
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In literature:

Barlow says that movements were noticed after death in the victims of Asiatic cholera.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Next day two cases of Asiatic cholera were reported in the steerage.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
While at our family estate in Ichapur, Bengal, I was stricken with Asiatic cholera.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Asiatic cholera, when it first made its appearance in Europe, was believed to be contagious.
"Jack in the Forecastle" by John Sherburne Sleeper
Malignant or Asiatic cholera.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
This year the Asiatic cholera made its appearance.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
You might as well try to regulate the Asiatic cholera, or the small-pox, by taxation.
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
He fell a victim to the Asiatic cholera on the 28th October 1834, in the 58th year of his age.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Tell her I have a headache, or Asiatic cholera, or anything you like.
"Fernley House" by Laura E. Richards
On June 21, the Asiatic cholera appeared in New York with appalling results.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
A year after this important occurrence, the Asiatic Cholera came marching from the East, for the first time.
"Allopathy and Homoeopathy Before the Judgement of Common Sense!" by Frederick Hiller
Here they met and fought two deadly foes, the Indians and the Asiatic cholera.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
In volume sixth he published a record of his experience in the treatment of Asiatic cholera in Lexington.
"The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University" by Robert Peter
He has been attacked with cholera and typhus fever, and almost every Asiatic fever.
"The London Pulpit" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Queens trembled when they saw her come, as if she were the Asiatic cholera.
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
I once had a child severely sick, at a season of the year when not only the Asiatic cholera prevailed, but also the cholera morbus.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
In English it is generally spoken of as Asiatic cholera.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
He died there of Asiatic cholera in the summer of 1832.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
Diphtheria, scarlet fever, and Asiatic cholera are also undoubtedly spread through milk supplies.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
He died of Asiatic cholera, at Szephalom, on the 22nd of August 1831.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various