[il-ee-uh s] /ˈɪl i əs/
intestinal obstruction characterized by lack of peristalsis and leading to severe colicky pain and vomiting.
obstruction of the intestine, esp the ileum, by mechanical occlusion or as the result of distension of the bowel following loss of muscular action
painful intestinal condition, 1706, from Latin ileus “severe colic,” from Greek ileos “colic,” from eilein “to turn, squeeze,” from PIE *wel- “to turn, roll” (see volvox).
ileus il·e·us (ĭl’ē-əs)
Intestinal obstruction causing severe colicky pain, vomiting, constipation, and often fever and dehydration.
- Ileus subparta
ileus subparta ileus sub·par·ta (sŭb-pär’tə) n. Obstruction of the large intestine by pressure of the pregnant uterus.
[ahy-leks] /ˈaɪ lɛks/ noun 1. . [ahy-leks] /ˈaɪ lɛks/ noun 1. any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex. 2. a holly. /ˈaɪlɛks/ noun 1. any of various trees or shrubs of the widely distributed genus Ilex, such as the holly and inkberry: family Aquifoliaceae 2. another name for the holm oak n. late 14c., […]
Independent Logical File
[il-ferd] /ˈɪl fərd/ noun 1. a former borough in SE England, now part of Redbridge, Greater London.