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Medical Term:

mucous colitis


an affliction of the colon mucous membrane characterized by colicky pain, constipation or diarrhea (sometimes alternating), and passage of mucous or slimy pseudomembranous shreds and patches.

Synonym(s): mucocolitis, myxomembranous colitis

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