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Definition of Meconium ileus

Stages of Pregnancy: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Trimesters of Mom & Baby

Meconium ileus: Obstruction of the intestine (ileus) due to overly thick meconium. Meconium ileus results from a deficiency of trypsin and other digestive enzymes from the pancreas, as in cystic fibrosis.

Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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