A widespread condition involving recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhoea or constipation, often associated with stress, depression, anxiety, or previous intestinal infection.
More example sentences
- Stress can worsen symptoms of conditions such as peptic ulcer, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis.
- Similarly, do many of the patients thought to have irritable bowel syndrome actually have celiac disease?
- Sometimes, gas indicates a digestive disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome or celiac disease.
Definition of irritable bowel syndrome in:
- The US English dictionary