spastic colon
noun Date: 1973 irritable bowel syndrome; also a colon affected with spasms

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spastic colon — n IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME * * * see irritable bowel syndrome * * * irritable bowel syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • spastic colon — Pathol. See irritable bowel syndrome. * * * …   Universalium

  • spastic colon — see irritable bowel syndrome …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • spastic colon — noun recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress • Syn: ↑irritable bowel syndrome, ↑mucous colitis • Hypernyms: ↑colitis, ↑inflammatory bowel disease * * * Pathol …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Синдром Раздраженной Толстой Кишки (Spastic Colon) — см. Синдром раздражения толстой кишки. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • spastic — [spas′tik] adj. [L spasticus < Gr spastikos, drawing, pulling < span: see SPASM] 1. of, characterized by, affected with, or produced by a spasm [spastic colon] 2. afflicted with or involving spastic paralysis n. a person with spastic… …   English World dictionary

  • Colon — The part of the large intestine that runs from the cecum to the rectum as a long hollow tube that serves to remove water from digested food and let the remaining material, solid waste called stool, move through it to the rectum and leave the body …   Medical dictionary

  • Colon syndrome, nervous — A common gastrointestinal disorder involving an abnormal condition of gut contractions (motility) characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, mucous in stools, and irregular bowel habits with alternating diarrhea and constipation, symptoms that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Spastic colitis — A common gastrointestinal disorder involving an abnormal condition of gut contractions (motility) characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, mucous in stools, and irregular bowel habits with alternating diarrhea and constipation, symptoms that… …   Medical dictionary

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