Meaning of “dysentery” in the English Dictionary

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dysenterynoun [ U ]

us /ˈdɪs·ənˌter·i/

an infectious disease of the bowels that causes the contents to be excreted more often and in a more liquid form than usual

(Definition of “dysentery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)