Intestinal stasis; a retardation or arrest of the passage of the intestinal contents. SYN: intestinal stasis. [entero- + G. stasis, a standing]

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en·tero·sta·sis (en″tər-o-staґsis) [entero- + stasis] intestinal stasis.

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