Word:

tropical sprue

Noun1.tropical sprue - a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and nontropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation
Synonyms: sprue
Pronunciation: (TRAH-pih-kul sproo)

A condition of unknown cause. Abnormalities in the lining of the small intestine prevent the body from absorbing food normally.

disorder, sprue, upset
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