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abdominal adhesion (s) (noun), abdominal adhesions (pl)
Scar tissue inside the peritoneum of the abdominal organs, usually involving the intestines and causing an obstruction: The abdominal adhesion may be a result of surgery or the result of a trauma or chronic inflammation. The patient with this condition experiences a visceral distention, pain, nausea, vomiting, plus an increased pulse rate which might require surgery to improve the person's situation.

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