any combination of common disturbances of the bowel, as diarrhea or constipation, occurring with abdominal pain, sometimes accompanied by psychological stress.
(med) a chronic condition of recurring abdominal pain with constipation or diarrhoea or both
irritable bowel syndrome
A gastrointestinal disorder without demonstrable organic pathology, characterized by abdominal cramping, constipation, diarrhea, and mucus in the stool.
noun, Pathology. 1. . irritable heart n. See neurocirculatory asthenia.
[ir-i-tuh-buh l] /ˈɪr ɪ tə bəl/ adjective 1. easily or annoyed; readily excited to impatience or anger. 2. Physiology, Biology. displaying . 3. Pathology. susceptible to physical . 4. Medicine/Medical. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus. /ˈɪrɪtəbəl/ adjective 1. quickly irritated; easily annoyed; peevish 2. (of all living organisms) capable of responding to such stimuli as […]
noun any form of entertainment that is also quite irritating but which one is unable to stop watching, such as a spectacular trial or reality television show
[ir-i-tnt] /ˈɪr ɪ tnt/ adjective 1. tending to cause ; . noun 2. anything that . 3. Physiology, Pathology. a biological, chemical, or physical agent that stimulates a characteristic function or elicits a response, especially an inflammatory response. /ˈɪrɪtənt/ adjective 1. causing irritation; irritating noun 2. something irritant adj. 1630s, from Latin irritantem (nominative irritans), […]