cholera-, choler-, choleri-, cholero- +

(Greek: disease in which the bodily humors [biles] are subject to violent discharge; characterized by severe vomiting and diarrhea)

One of the four basic fluids humors of the body according to ancient and medieval medicine, thought to make someone whose body contained too much of it prone to anger, bad temper, and irritability; yellow bile.
1. An acute infectious disease of the small intestine and characterized by profuse watery diarrhea, vomiting, muscle cramps, severe dehydration, and depletion of electrolytes.
2. A contagious disease caused by Vibrio cholerae, which produces a toxin that alters the water and electrolyte fluxes toward secretion in the upper intestinal tract, thereby causing a profuse, watery diarrhea resulting in severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.
3. Any of various diseases of domesticated animals; such as, chickens, turkeys, or hogs, marked by severe gastroenteritis.

The disease is endemic in southeast Asia and India and epidemic globally. It is commonly transmitted in contaminated drinking water.

4. Etymology: from "choler, bile, melancholy"; from Latin cholera, from Greek kholera, "a type of disease characterized by diarrhea, supposedly caused by choler"; from khole, "gall, bile"; from khloazein, "to be green"; from khloros, "greenish-yellow".
choleragenic, cholerigenic, cholerigenous
Promoting the growth of, and infection by Vibrio cholerae (the agent of cholera, a devastating and sometimes lethal disease with profuse watery diarrhea); vibrio comes from Latin "to quiver".
A reference to cholera.
Bile secretion by the liver.
1. Concerning bile secretion.
2. An agent that promotes bile secretion by the liver.
Marked by a low threshold for the expression of anger or rage; irascible.
Resembling cholera; choleroid.
1. A tempered variant of bilious cholera.
2. Initial manifestations of cholera.
Like cholera; similar to or resembling cholera.
choleromania (s) (noun), choleromanias (pl)
An abnormal condition or mania sometimes exhibited by victims of cholera or the acute, infectious, and often fatal disease of the stomach and intestines involving vomiting, cramps, and diarrhea.

Choleromanias have been known for centuries where outbreaks of the disease have occurred because of a lack sanitation and by consuming food or water that has been contaminated with disease causing ingredients.

cholerophobia (s) (noun), cholerophobias (pl)
Relating to an excessive fear of being a victim of cholera or an infection of the small intestine by some strains of a bacteria: Cholerophobia is caused when a person dreads becoming afflicted with this disease which can include the symptoms of vomiting and muscle cramps.
Excessive biliary flow.
A reference to biliary flow.