intestinal emphysema

n.

A condition marked by gas cysts in the intestinal mucous membrane, sometimes causing intestinal obstruction.pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis

Nearby words

  1. intestinal angina,
  2. intestinal artery,
  3. intestinal atresia,
  4. intestinal bypass,
  5. intestinal digestion,
  6. intestinal fistula,
  7. intestinal flora,
  8. intestinal flu,
  9. intestinal fortitude,
  10. intestinal gland


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