meconium ileus

noun

: congenital intestinal obstruction by thickened viscous meconium that is often associated with cystic fibrosis of newborn infants

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“Meconium ileus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meconium%20ileus. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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