Definition of Bacillary dysentery
1. Noun. An acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains.
Medical Definition of Bacillary dysentery
1. Infection with Shigella dysenteriae, S. Flexneri, or other organisms. Synonym: Japanese dysentery. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Bacillary dysentery
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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"BACTERIAL DISEASES 193 less resistance to bacillary dysentery than do the active ... bacillary dysentery is less likely to produce the numerous irregularly ..."
2. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"bacillary dysentery bacillary dysentery is a specific infection caused by ... bacillary dysentery occurs in all countries and climes, with a tendency to ..."
3. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Arthur Albert Stevens (1915)
"bacillary dysentery Etiology.—bacillary dysentery is caused by the Bacillus dysenteric, described by Shiga, Flexner, Kruse, and others, and of which there ..."
4. Diseases of the stomach, intestines, and pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1912)
"bacillary dysentery Definition.—A form of colitis, frequently an ileocolitis, usually of an acute type; occurring sporadically and in severe epidemics; ..."
5. The Treatment of Acute Infectious Diseases by Frank Sherman Meara (1921)
"CHAPTER XVI DYSENTERY—BACILLARY AND AMEBIC bacillary dysentery DYSENTERY is a term ... and (2) bacillary dysentery, due to the pathogenic action on the same ..."