Definitions for "Intestinal Malabsorption Syndrome"
The Condition"...Intestinal biopsy may show mucosal villous atrophy, tumor, or inflammation..."
The Condition"...The following findings suggest that intestinal malabsorption is occurring ... increased free fatty acids (split fats) indicates normal fat digestion but impaired fat absorption..."
The Condition"...The main purpose of the Gastrointestinal tract is the digestion and absorption of major nutrients (fat, carbohydrate, and protein), essential micronutrients (vitamins and trace minerals), water, and electrolytes..."