Definition: 'Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis'
pneumatosis cystoides intestinalisType: Term
1. a condition of unknown cause characterized by the occurrence of gas cysts in the intestinal mucous membrane; may produce intestinal obstruction.
Synonyms: intestinal emphysema
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