irritable bowel syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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irritable bowel syndromenoun [U]

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a ​condition that ​affects the ​bowels and ​causesstomachpain, and is often ​caused by ​worry or anxiety
(Definition of irritable bowel syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “irritable bowel syndrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 肠易激综合征(常由焦虑引起,表现为腹痛)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸易激綜合症,腸激躁症(常由焦慮引起,表現為腹痛)…
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