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irritable bowel syndrome

n. Abbr. IBS
A chronic disorder characterized by motor abnormalities of the small and large intestines, causing variable symptoms including cramping, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. Also called irritable colon, spastic colon.
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irritable bowel syndrome

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(Medicine) med a chronic condition of recurring abdominal pain with constipation or diarrhoea or both
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irritable bowel syndrome

A condition in which the muscle movement in the large intestine is disturbed, resulting in pain and bowel irregularity. Its cause is unknown.
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Noun1.irritable bowel syndrome - recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
colitis, inflammatory bowel disease - inflammation of the colon
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43.5% who had irritable bowel syndrome were in the age group of 27-35 years.
With her rockin' bod, nude-colored bodysuit, and that smile, Ilana Becker's career is taking off faster than you say, "I have diarrhea!" She's been on Orange Is the New Black, HBO's Crashing, Girls, and Odd Mom Out (to name but a few), and, among other compliments, Mel BrooksMEL BROOKShas said she is "very, very funny." But don't take my word for it, see for yourselfhere, she plays Irritabelle, the "campy" personification of irritable bowel syndrome; the character was created by Viberzi, a medication for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea (IBS-D).
Objective: To quantify the prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) among medical students of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) and to observe the association between anxiety and IBS.
[USPRwire, Fri Feb 12 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.
Canadian Health Authorities have granted Lesaffre Human Care a health claim for its ibSium yeast strain in connection with relief of symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a highly prevalent functional gastro-intestinal disorder affecting predominantly the colon which is mainly characterized by abdominal pain and discomfort in association with altered bowel habits in the absence of any structural abnormalities.
The results of the present study confirm previous research demonstrating that consumption of a low-FODMAPs diet can decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that is characterized by recurrent abdominal pain/discomfort and altered bowel habits (ranging from diarrhea to constipation) and abdominal bloating [1].
Saskatoon, Canada, July 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may have no cure, but it doesn't mean you have to accept the nasty gastrointestinal symptoms.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common medical disorder that is characterized by chronic abdominal discomfort or pain, bloating and changes in bowel habits.