mechanical ileus n.
Obstruction of the bowel arising from a mechanical cause, such as volvulus, a gallstone, or adhesions.
- Mechanical instrument
noun 1. a musical instrument, such as a barrel organ or music box, that plays a preselected piece of music by mechanical means
- Mechanical jaundice
mechanical jaundice n. See obstructive jaundice.
[muh-kan-i-kuh l] /məˈkæn ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. having to do with machinery: a mechanical failure. 2. being a machine; operated by machinery: a mechanical toy. 3. caused by or derived from machinery: mechanical propulsion. 4. using machine parts only. 5. brought about by friction, abrasion, etc.: a mechanical bond between stones; mechanical erosion. 6. pertaining […]
- Mechanically recovered meat
noun 1. an amalgamation of the gristle, cartilage, and fat removed from animal carcasses, sometimes used in the manufacture of meat products such as sausages and hamburgers Also called MRM