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Intestinal obstruction

Introduction: Intestinal obstruction

Description of Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction (medical condition): Blockage in the intestines of the digestive tract....more »

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Intestinal obstruction: blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Intestinal obstruction: Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.
Source: MeSH 2007

Intestinal obstruction: Related Topics

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Intestinal obstruction as a Disease

Intestinal obstruction (medical condition): See Intestinal obstruction (disease information).
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Intestinal obstruction: Related Diseases

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Intestinal obstruction as a Symptom

Intestinal obstruction (symptom): Any obstruction that occurs in the gastrointestinal system...more »

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Intestinal obstruction: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Intestinal obstruction:

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Intestinal obstruction

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Intestinal obstruction

The following list attempts to classify Intestinal obstruction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • blockage,obstruction
  • physiological condition,physiological state
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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