* * *a nonspecific term referring to conditions associated with excessive intestinal loss of plasma protein; these include extensive ulceration (such as inflammatory bowel disease), diffuse mucosal conditions involving rapid desquamation of mucosal epithelial cells (such as adult celiac disease), and obstruction of intestinal lymphatic vessels (intestinal lymphangiectasia).
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