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ileus

noun il·e·us \ˈil-ē-əs\

Definition of ILEUS

:  obstruction of the bowel; specifically :  a condition that is commonly marked by a painful distended abdomen, vomiting of dark or fecal matter, toxemia, and dehydration and that results when the intestinal contents back up because peristalsis fails although the lumen is not occluded—compare volvulus
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