NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,992 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- irritable bowel syndrome
- listen (EER-ih-tuh-bul BOW-ul SIN-drome)
- 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 colon, mucus colitis, and spastic colon.