Medical Dictionary

volvulus

noun vol·vu·lus \ˈväl-vyə-ləs\

Medical Definition of VOLVULUS

:  a twisting of the intestine upon itself that causes obstruction—compare ileus

Browse

May 22, 2015
nepotism Hear it
favoritism based on kinship
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears