Origin of ileus
Examples from the Web for ileus
In respect to the introsusception and hernia, see Ileus, Class I. 3.
Calomel from ten to twenty grains given in small pills as in Ileus; these means used early in the disease generally succeed.
Is the seat or cause of the ileus always below the valve of the colon, and that of the cholera above it?
The son of Ileus is "Ajax the less," a hero of the second rank.
That is natural, but it is a shock to have him here described as son of Ileus.
British Dictionary definitions for ileus
Word Origin for ileus
Word Origin and History for ileus
painful intestinal condition, 1706, from Latin ileus "severe colic," from Greek ileos "colic," from eilein "to turn, squeeze," from PIE *wel- "to turn, roll" (see volvox).