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verbal diarrhea

Babbling, longwinded talk; inane and lengthy chatter. Primarily heard in US. I get so nervous when I go out on dates that I always start getting verbal diarrhea and sounding like a fool.
See also: diarrhea, verbal

diarrhea of the mouth

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the mouth and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the mouth

 and diarrhea of the jawbone
Fig. constant talking; a "disorder" involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! You're getting diarrhea of the jawbone again.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the mouth

and diarrhea of the jawbone
n. an imaginary disease involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! Sorry. I seem to get diarrhea of the jawbone whenever I get in front of an audience.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the jawbone

verb
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of
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Diarrheal disease occurs frequently and has a remarkably high burden, leading to approximately 760,000 deaths in children under the age of five each year worldwide.
According to World Health Organization (WHO) diarrheal diseases is classified in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) under code 10, in Chapter I, and it covers the A00-A09 subtypes, which range from cholera to gastroenteritis and colitis of infectious and unspecified origin.
The knowledge and attitude of the mothers pertaining to ORS was defined as awareness about the availability and preparation of ORS and its use in the management of diarrheal diseases.
Associations between high levels of ipaH and each additional pathogen, stratified by diarrheal status, were assessed for children with moderate or severe diarrhea and for controls by using separate logistic regression models with high levels of ipaH as the dependent variable.
This study, though weakened by limited sample size, was able to describe our experience with Down syndrome patients admitted with diarrhea by identifying different associated factors for clinically diagnosed Down syndrome in diarrheal patients aged 0-59 months.
Established in 2001, the partnership aims to give families, schools, and communities in developing countries the power to prevent diarrheal and respiratory infections by supporting the universal promotion and practice of proper handwashing with soap at critical times.
Fifty-five percent of providers utilize lab testing as part of their usual management of patients with diarrheal illness; however 80% make treatment decisions prior to confirming the cause of diarrhea.
Private Partnership to End Child Diarrheal Deaths, with a vision to prevent deaths of more than 200,000 children under five years of age every year.
He said approximately 90 percent of typhoid and diarrheal illness in the country is attributable to inadequate drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.
The week long activities would focus on prevention of diarrheal among the children, use of ORS and zinc syrup, immunization of children against communicable diseases under years, tetanus toxic vaccination for pregnant women, providing counselling services to pregnant women, provision of iron and folic acid tablets to the mother and children for overcoming anemia and mal nutrition among children, providing family planning services, promotion of personal hygiene, washing hands, prevention of pneumonia.
Probiotics are being used more and more to treat diarrheal illnesses.
Methodological issues in diarrheal diseases epidemiology--definition of diarrheal episodes.
International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases and Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh