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      n   obstruction of the intestine, esp. the ileum, by mechanical occlusion or as the result of distension of the bowel following loss of muscular action  
     (C18: from Latin ileos severe colic, from Greek eileos a rolling, twisting, from eilein to roll)  
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ileum, Ilesha, illus., ileitis

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