IBS

abbreviation

Definition of IBS

irritable bowel syndrome

Medical Dictionary

IBS

abbreviation

medical Definition of IBS

irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pain like that is typical of IBS, along with bloating and alternating diarrhea and constipation.
  • —Paul G. DonohueThe Springfield (Massachusetts) Union-News30 June 1994

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