short bowel syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of short bowel syndrome

: malabsorption from the small intestine that is marked by diarrhea, malnutrition, and steatorrhea and that results from resection of the small intestine

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“Short bowel syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/short%20bowel%20syndrome. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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