enteroparesis

[ ĕn′tə-rō-pə-rēsĭs, -părĭ-sĭs ]

n.

A state of diminished or arrested peristalsis with flaccidity of the intestinal walls.

Nearby words

  1. enterolysis,
  2. enteromegaly,
  3. enteromerocele,
  4. enteromycosis,
  5. enteron,
  6. enteropathogen,
  7. enteropathy,
  8. enteropeptidase,
  9. enteropexy,
  10. enteroplasty


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