Enteroptosis and visceroptosis were the terms used to describe stasis or ptosis of the small or large bowel, i.e., constipation. From Wordnik.com. [‘Cures’ of the past; implications for the present | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.] Reference
This tilting allows the abdominal contents to spill forward, producing that ‘pouch’ that many women have wrongly come to think of a ‘fat stomach’ and in doing so compressing internal organs in a condition known as visceroptosis. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2006-02-01] Reference
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