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irritable bowel syndrome

noun [U] uk   us  
a condition that affects the bowels and causes stomach pain, and is often caused by worry or anxiety
Translations of “irritable bowel syndrome”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸易激綜合症,腸激躁症(常由焦慮引起,表現為腹痛)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肠易激综合征(常由焦虑引起,表现为腹痛)…
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