NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,913 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- irritable colon
- listen (EER-ih-tuh-bul KOH-lun)
- A disorder of the intestines commonly marked by abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in a person’s bowel habits. This may include diarrhea or constipation, or both, with one occurring after the other. Also called IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, mucus colitis, and spastic colon.