Medical Definition of Intestinal capillariasis

1. A sprue-like diarrhoeal disease caused by infection with Capillaria philippinensis, large populations of which are built up by internal autoinfection in the intestinal mucosa; characterised by abdominal pain, oedema, diarrhoea, cachexia, hypoproteinaemia, hypotension, cardiac failure, and hyporeflexia; severe infection is often manifested as a fulminating disorder that may be fatal. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intestinal Capillariasis

intestinal 15 kD protein
intestinal anastomosis
intestinal angina
intestinal anthrax
intestinal arterial arcades
intestinal arteries
intestinal artery
intestinal calcium-binding protein
intestinal calculus
intestinal capillariasis (current term)
intestinal colic
intestinal digestion
intestinal emphysema
intestinal epithelium
intestinal fistula
intestinal flora
intestinal flu
intestinal follicles
intestinal fortitude
intestinal gas
intestinal glands
intestinal intoxication
intestinal juice
intestinal lipodystrophy

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