Dysentery in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Dysentery

an infection of the intestines caused by contaminated food or water that leads to bloody diarrhea

Examples of Dysentery in a sentence

The traveler’s severe stomach pains soon alerted her to a possible dysentery infection. 🔊

During the American Civil War, nearly 80,000 union fighters died from bacterial dysentery that took over their digestive systems. 🔊

Due to unsanitary conditions, the poor Haitians were at a greater risk for dysentery after the hurricane. 🔊

Contaminated food caused a severe dysentery epidemic among the troops stationed on the tropical island.  🔊

Drinking from a bacteria filled pool of water spread painful dysentery throughout the troops.  🔊

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