enteroptosis

en·ter·op·to·sis .ent-ə-.räp-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz an abnormal sagging or downward displacement of the intestines
en·ter·op·tot·ic -'tät-ik adj

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n.
a condition in which loops of intestine (especially transverse colon) are in a low anatomical position. At one time this was thought to cause various abdominal symptoms, and operations were devised to correct it. It is now known that no symptoms result from simple anatomical variations of this sort.

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  • enteroptosis — f. gastrol. Descenso o caída del intestino, especialmente del colon transverso. Suele producir trastornos gastrointestinales y estreñimiento. Medical Dictionary. 2011. enteroptosis …   Diccionario médico

  • enteroptosis — ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Caída o descenso del intestino, especialmente del colon transverso. IRREG. plural enteroptosis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • enteroptosis — en·ter·op·to·sis …   English syllables

  • enteroptosis — n. a condition in which loops of intestine (especially transverse colon) are in a low anatomical position. At one time this was thought to cause various abdominal symptoms, and operations were devised to correct it. It is now known that no… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • enteroptosis — noun an abnormally downward position of the intestines in the abdominal cavity • Hypernyms: ↑prolapse, ↑prolapsus, ↑descensus * * * enteroptōsˈis noun Downward displacement of the intestines • • • Main Entry: ↑enter …   Useful english dictionary

  • enteroptosis, enteroptosia — Abnormal descent of the intestines in the abdominal cavity, usually associated with falling of the other viscera. [entero + G. ptosis, a falling] …   Medical dictionary

  • Энтероптоз (Enteroptosis) — состояние, при котором петли кишечника (особенно поперечной ободочной кишки) расположены ниже своего нормального анатомического положения. Ранее считалось, что энтероптоз является причиной различных заболеваний органов брюшной полости; для… …   Медицинские термины

  • ЭНТЕРОПТОЗ — (enteroptosis) состояние, при котором петли кишечника (особенно поперечной ободочной кишки) расположены ниже своего нормального анатомического положения. Ранее считалось, что энтероптоз является причиной различных заболеваний органов брюшной… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Visceroptosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|K|63|4|k|55 ICD9 = ICD9|569.89 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Visceroptosis (or enteroptosis) is a prolapse or a sinking of the abdominal… …   Wikipedia

  • Ptosis — (from the Greek word πτῶσις falling, a fall ) refers to droopiness of a body part. Specifically, it can refer to: Ptosis (eyelid) (the most common usage of the term) Ptosis (breasts) Enteroptosis (intestine) Gastroptosis (stomach) Nephroptosis or …   Wikipedia

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