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mucous colitis in Medicine

mucous colitis n.
A disease of the mucous membrane of the colon, characterized by colicky pain, constipation or diarrhea, and the passage of mucous or slimy pseudomembranous shreds and patches. Also called myxomembranous colitis.

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