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il·e·us

n :  obstruction of the bowel : specif  :  a condition that is commonly marked by a painful distended abdomen, vomiting of dark or fecal matter, toxemia, and dehydration and that results when the intestinal contents back up because peristalsis fails although the lumen is not occluded - compare VOLVULUS  .
 
 

 
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