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dumping syndrome Line breaks: dump|ing syn|drome

Definition of dumping syndrome in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
A group of symptoms, including weakness, abdominal discomfort, and sometimes abnormally rapid bowel evacuation, occurring after meals in some patients who have undergone gastric surgery.
Example sentences
  • The patient may experience dumping syndrome as a result of food being advanced rapidly into the jejunum.
  • A dumping syndrome also may occur with gastric bypass, which includes symptoms of flushing, abdominal pain, and diarrhea after rapid emptying of food into the jejunum.
  • Patients who choose this procedure generally are very happy with it because the larger meal size is important to them and the absence of dumping syndrome also is relevant.

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