Medical Definition of Villous atrophy

1. Abnormality of the small intestinal mucosa with crypt hyperplasia, resulting in flattening of the mucosa and the appearance of atrophy of villi; clinically seen in malabsorption syndromes such as sprue. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Villous Atrophy

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villified
villiform
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villitis
villoma
villonodular pigmented tenosynovitis
villose
villosities
villositis
villosity
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villous adenoma
villous atrophy (current term)
villous carcinoma
villous papilloma
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villous tenosynovitis
villous tumour
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villyaellenite
viloxazine
vim
vimana
vimanas

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