afferent-loop syndrome

n.

Chronic obstruction of the duodenum and jejunum after gastrojejunostomy, resulting in abdominal distention and pain.

Nearby words

  1. afferent,
  2. afferent fiber,
  3. afferent glomerular arteriole,
  4. afferent nerve,
  5. afferent vessel,
  6. afferently,
  7. affettuoso,
  8. affiance,
  9. affianced,
  10. affiant


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