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Intestinal obstruction

Synonym(s)

  • bowel obstruction
  • occlusion of intestine or colon

Definition(s)

Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANUS.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 28, 2014