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intestinal disorder
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MeSH D003109
Gastro psychology
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Specialities
Functional gastrointestinal disorder
Other disorders
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In gastro psychology and medicine, the term functional colonic disease (or functional bowel disorder) refers to a group of bowel disorders which are characterised by chronic abdominal complaints without a structural or biochemical cause that could explain symptoms. This is a subset of functional gastrointestinal disorders

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Functional bowel disorders include, among others:

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The Rome process has helped to define the functional gastrointestinal disorders.[1] Successively, the Rome I, Rome II and the Rome III meetings have proposed a consensual classification system and terminology, as recommended by the Rome Coordinating Committee.

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