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flatus

[′flād·əs]
(medicine)
Gas in the intestinal tract.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The raffinose family oligosaccharides (RFOs), namely ciceritol, raffinose, stachyose, and verbascose are not desirable as usually result in bloating or flatus when consumed due to human inability to digest 1-6 galactosidic linkage [15].
Only after documentation of bowel function, which they was determined with the presence of any two of the following three criteria: (1) bowel sounds; (2) flatus; and (3) felling of hunger.
Absolute constipation is unusual with patients who may continue to pass small amounts of flatus and stool, and this does not exclude SBO.
Outcomes measured were times to first feelings of hunger, first flatus, first bowel movement as well as length of hospital stay and complications.
Faecal incontinence, defined as recurring episodes of involuntary loss of stool or flatus is an embarrassing and psychosocially debilitating condition.
Estos hallazgos no son simples flatus vocis, sino que responden a contenidos muy densos que dan peso y sentido a las palabras elegidas.
-- Ingesting six capsules of activated charcoal twice a day is the best treatment option for patients with excessive flatus not caused by an underlying treatable condition, Dr.
Its major side effects are intestinal borborygmi and cramps, flatus, fecal incontinence, oily spotting, and flatus with discharge.
Flatus incontinence immediately after birth was associated with birth type, with the obstetric perineal trauma immediately after birth.
In each visit DRE was performed and enquiry was made about pain, faecal soiling and flatus or faeces incontinence.
The next thing you know, she's off to a lab where she hopes a researcher "might be able to whip up a batch of artificial flatus."