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inflammatory bowel disease

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noun
  1. any intestinal inflammatory disease, especially Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, of unknown cause. Abbreviation: IBD
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inflammatory bowel disease in Medicine

inflammatory bowel disease

n.
  1. Any of several incurable and debilitating diseases of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by inflammation and obstruction of parts of the intestine.
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inflammatory bowel disease in Science

inflammatory bowel disease

[ĭn-flămə-tôr′ē]
  1. Any of several chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, especially Crohn's disease or an ulcerative form of colitis, characterized by inflammation of the intestine and resulting in abdominal cramping and persistent diarrhea.
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