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.
noun, Pathology. 1. influenza with abdominal symptoms, as diarrhea or vomiting.