Definition: 'Irritable Bowel Syndrome'
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)Type: Term
1. a condition characterized by gastrointestinal signs and symptoms including constipation, diarrhea, gas, and bloating, all in the absence of organic pathology. Associated with uncoordinated and inefficient contractions of the large intestine.
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