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Painful straining with urination or defecation.
tenesmus
Normal temperature.
afebrile
Flow in an opposite direction than is normal.
regurgitation
Bulges in the wall of the large intestine.
haustra
A ring-like band of muscle fibers which constricts a passage or closes an orifice.
sphincter
Infrequent or difficult passage of stool.
constipation
A burning felt in the epigastrium, moving in waves towards the neck.
heartburn
A rounded mass of food.
bolus
Rumblies in the tumbly.
borborygmi(plural)
borborygmus or borborygmos (singular)
The absence of skin pigment.
pallor
Lacking physical strength.
weakness
Expulsion of excessive gas from the colon.
flatulence
Lack of appetite.
anorexia
The passage of bloody stools.
hematochezia
Pyrexia, or an elevation of normal body temperature.
febrile
Painful swallowing.
odynophagia
The passage of black, tarry stools.
melena
Vomiting blood.
hematemesis
An unpleasant sensation in the stomach, which often leads to vomiting.
nausea
Forcible expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth.
vomiting
Intractable constipation.(intractable-difficult to alleviate, remedy, or cure.)
obstipation
Difficulty in swallowing.
dysphagia