dumping syndrome

noun

dump·​ing syndrome ˈdəm-piŋ- How to pronounce dumping syndrome (audio)
: a condition characterized by weakness, dizziness, flushing and warmth, nausea, and palpitation immediately or shortly after eating and produced by abnormally rapid emptying of the stomach especially in individuals who have had part of the stomach removed

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“Dumping syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dumping%20syndrome. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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