From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Vibrionaceae : A family of facultatively anaerobic bacteria, containing the genera Vibrio, Aeromonas, and Photobacterium
- Vibrio cholerae : Motile, Gram-negative curved-rod shaped bacterium, with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans.
- Oral rehydration solution : Add brief definition or description
- Diarrhea : Abnormal frequency and liquidity of faecal discharges.
Others who died of the disease include:
- James K. Polk : (1795–1849) Eleventh President of the U.S.A.
- : (1832 – 1854) Daughter of U.S. President Millard Fillmore who died from cholera at age 22.
- : Son of American poet Robert Frost.
- Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot : Add brief definition or description
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel : (1770–1831) German idealist philosopher, most famous for writings on Geist and dialectic.
- : Son of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
- Carl von Clausewitz : (1780-1831) German military theorist who stressed the moral and political aspects of war, posthumous author of On War.
- : (1801 - 1853) Originator of the railway timetable.
- : (1798 – 1855) Polish Romantic poet.
- : (1760 – 1831) Prussian field marshal; the greatest Prussian general since Frederick the Great.
- : (1794 – 1849) United States general during the Mexican-American War.
- : (1814 – 1866) Irish writer and Politician who was a founder of the Young Ireland movement.
- : Founder of Kansas City, Missouri, son of Daniel Boone.
- : (1803 - 1849) Irish poet.
- Mohammad Ali Mirza Dowlatshahi : Add brief definition or description
- : (1797 – 1858) Japanese ukiyo-e artist; one of the last great artists in that tradition.
- Juan de Veramendi : Add brief definition or description
- Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich of Russia : Add brief definition or description
- : Father-in-law of George Armstrong Custer.
- : (1874 – 1920) French-born Communist, rumored to have had an affair with Vladimir Lenin, who spent most of her life in Russia.
- Honinbo Shusaku : Add brief definition or description
- Charles X of France : Add brief definition or description
- Rutka Laskier : Add brief definition or description