ileus definition, ileus meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

ileus

  

      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)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
See also:

ileum, Ilesha, illus., ileitis

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising