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  1. ... the absence of nerves in parts of the intestine. This condition occurs when the nerves in the intestine (enteric nerves) do not form properly during development ...
  2. ... affecting the muscles that line the bladder and intestines. It is characterized by impairment of the muscle ... it does not empty. In addition, the large intestine (colon) is abnormally narrow (microcolon) because of a ...
  3. ... a buildup of partially digested food in the intestines. This buildup can cause abdominal swelling (distention) and ... for contraction of the smooth muscles in the intestines and bladder. These contractions move food through the ...
  4. ... inherited disorder characterized by cancer of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. People with the classic type ... tumors usually occur in the tissue covering the intestines and may be provoked by surgery to remove ...
  5. ... of cancer, particularly cancers of the colon (large intestine) and rectum, which are collectively referred to as ... increased risk of cancers of the stomach, small intestine, liver, gallbladder ducts, urinary tract, brain, and skin. ...
  6. ... in the gastrointestinal tract (particularly the stomach and intestines) and a greatly increased risk of developing certain ... syndrome develop multiple polyps in the stomach and intestines during childhood or adolescence. Polyps can cause health ...
  7. ... tract, most commonly in the stomach or small intestine. This type of tumor is thought to grow ... and, consequently, weakness and tiredness. Bleeding into the intestines may cause black and tarry stools, and bleeding ...
  8. ... that affects the hair (tricho-), liver (hepato-), and intestines (enteric), as well as other tissues and organs ...
  9. ... umbilical cord meets the abdomen. Organs (typically the intestines, stomach, and liver) protrude through the opening into ... umbilical cord, through which the large and small intestines protrude (although other organs may sometimes bulge out). ...
  10. ... up most of the length of the large intestine. The inflammation usually causes open sores (ulcers) to develop in the large intestine. Ulcerative colitis usually appears between ages 15 and ...
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