|irritable bowel syndrome|
|med a chronic condition of recurring abdominal pain with constipation or diarrhoea or both|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|irritable bowel syndrome (ĭr'ĭ-tə-bəl) Pronunciation Key
A gastrointestinal disorder without demonstrable organic pathology, characterized by abdominal cramping, constipation, diarrhea, and mucus in the stool.