enteroparesis

enteroparesis

 [en″ter-o-pah-re´sis]
relaxation of the intestine resulting in dilatation.
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en·ter·o·pa·re·sis

(en'tĕr-ō-pă-rē'sis, -par'i-sis),
Rarely used term for a state of diminished or absent peristalsis with flaccidity of the muscles of the intestinal walls.
[entero- + G. paresis, slackening, relaxation]
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en·ter·o·pa·re·sis

(en'tĕr-ō-păr-ē'sis)
Rarely used term for a state of diminished or absent peristalsis with flaccidity of the muscles of the intestinal walls.
[entero- + G. paresis, slackening, relaxation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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They are the following: 1) severe state of patient after earlier underwent surgical intervention that "erases" clinic of PP; 2) availability of commissures in abdominal cavity, which localization and distribution is difficult predictable before accomplishment of laparoscopy; 3) expressed enteroparesis impeding examination of full value of abdominal cavity, decreasing a volume of surgical manipulations and increasing a risk of perforation of intestinal wall in installation of the first trocar.