|irritable bowel syndrome|
|med a chronic condition of recurring abdominal pain with constipation or diarrhoea or both|
irritable colon n.
Chronic disordered motility in the intestines often accompanied by colicky pains and diarrhea.
|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.