leaky gut syndrome

(redirected from Intestinal Permeability Syndrome)
Gastrointestinal tract dysfunction caused by antibiotics, toxins, poor diet, parasites or infections, leading to increased intestinal wall permeability and absorption of toxins, bacteria, fungi, parasites, etc; LGS may be linked to allergy and autoimmunity
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leaky gut syndrome

Intestinal permeability syndrome A GI tract dysfunction caused by ↑ permeability of the intestinal wall, which allows absorption of toxic material–bacteria, fungi, parasites, etc; LGS may be linked to allergy and various autoimmune conditions
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