Paralytic ileus



paralytic ileus n.
Nonmechanical obstruction of the bowel from paralysis of the bowel wall, usually as a result of localized or generalized peritonitis or shock. Also called adynamic ileus, enteroplegia.

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    [par-uh-lahyz] /ˈpær əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), paralyzed, paralyzing. 1. to affect with . 2. to bring to a condition of helpless stoppage, inactivity, or inability to act: The strike paralyzed communications. v. 1804, from French paralyser (16c.), from Old French paralisie “paralysis,” from Latin paralysis (see paralysis). Figurative use from 1805. Related: Paralyzed; paralyzing. […]



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