Bacillary dysentery

Historical Examples

Through the summer and autumn many cases of diarrhœa and of both amœbic and bacillary dysentery made their appearance.
The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt James W. Barrett

bacillary dysentery n.
Any of various severe infections of the colon caused by microorganisms, especially of the genus Shigella, that result in abdominal cramping, fever, and passage of blood-stained stools or of material consisting of blood and mucus.


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