Folk terminology for diarrhea in rural Bangladesh.

  title={Folk terminology for diarrhea in rural Bangladesh.},
  author={A Mushtaque and Rajdeep Chowdhury and Zarina Nahar Kabir},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={13 Suppl 4},
Diarrhea, a descriptive term used in medical science for a variety of clinical diseases, denotes an illness that is categorized differently and known by numerous terms in various cultures. These diversified classifications and terminologies are based on the symptoms of diarrheal disorders, their perceived etiology, and their treatment. In Bangladesh, four types of illnesses with names derived from folk terminology have been identified for which the clinical symptoms resemble those of diarrhea… CONTINUE READING

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