enteroptosis

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enteroptosis en·ter·op·to·sis (ěn'tə-rŏp-tō'sĭs) or en·ter·op·to·si·a (-tō'sē-ə, -zē-ə)
n.
The abnormal descent of the intestines in the abdominal cavity, usually associated with the downward displacement of other viscera.

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enteroptosis

noun
an abnormally downward position of the intestines in the abdominal cavity 
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