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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Il"e*us
A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by vomiting of fecal matter. Called also ileac passionoriliac passion.

Etymology: NL., fr. Gr. �, �, fr. � to roll up

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  1. Blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel

Borrowing from Latin ileus, from Ancient Greek εἰλεός (eileós, “intestinal obstruction”).

  1. (medicine, modern usage) Disruption of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract, due to failure of peristalsis.
  2. (medicine, broad definition, now rare) Disruption of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract from any cause.

ileus was also found in the following language(s): Czech

Fun Facts about the name Ileus

  • When was the first name Ileus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ileus is Wednesday, August 1st, 1917.
  • How unique is the name Ileus? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ileus. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ileus: Your name in reverse order is Sueli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isule. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ileus born Oct 15, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.