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mucomembranous enteritis


Definition: an affliction of the intestinal mucous membrane characterized by constipation or diarrhea (sometimes alternating), colic, and the passage of pseudomembranous shreds or incomplete casts of the intestine.

Synonym(s): mucoenteritis2

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