irritable bowel syndrome definition

  • noun:
    • A chronic disorder described as motor abnormalities regarding the tiny and enormous intestines, causing variable signs including cramping, stomach pain, irregularity, and diarrhoea. Also called irritable colon, spastic colon.
    • an operating disorder evoking the nerves and muscle tissue of the large bowel is oversensitive, causing signs such as for instance cramp, bloating, flatulence, diarrhoea and irregularity.
    • recurrent stomach pain and diarrhea (usually alternating with periods of constipation); usually of mental tension

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