visceroptosis


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visceroptosis

[‚vis·ə·räp′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Prolapse of a viscus, especially the intestine; downward displacement of the intestine in the abdominal cavity. Also known as enteroptosis.
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Visceroptosis was a condition once suffered by women who wore whalebone corsets, but now it's your feet, not your waist, that you need to watch.