What affliction's name means "bad
bowels" in Greek?
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Hippocrates coined the word
dysentery (1382) by combining the Greek
dys, bad, with entera , bowels (Down boy! Bad bowel). It denotes a
disease that causes inflammation of the intestines and severe
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