Absolute obstipation, stimulating ileus, due to paralysis of the intestinal wall.
1 a condition resembling an intestinal obstruction caused by paralysis of a part of the bowel wall.
2 an adynamic bowel obstruction.
Alvarez,Walter C., U.S. physician.
Alvarez syndrome - neurotic or hysterical bloating of the abdomen without clinical cause. Synonym(s): accordion abdomen; hysterical nongaseous abdominal bloating; pseudoileus