intestinal atresia n.
Congenital absence or closure of the lumen of the small intestine involving the ileum, jejunum, or duodenum.
noun 1. the surgical circumvention, by anastomosis, of a diseased portion of the intestine; also sometimes used to reduce nutrient absorption in morbidly obese patients.
- Intestinal digestion
intestinal digestion n. The part of digestion carried on in the intestine, affecting all foodstuffs, including starches, fats, and proteins.
[in-ter-vuh-lom-i-ter] /ˌɪn tər vəˈlɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an automatic device for operating the shutter of a camera at regular , as in making aerial photographs. /ˌɪntəvəˈlɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an automatic device used to trigger an operation at regular intervals, esp such a device operating the shutter of a camera
noun, Mathematics. 1. an interval associated with a given power series such that the series converges for all values of the variable inside the interval and diverges for all values outside it.