from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as splanchnoptosis.
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One of the most common treatments for visceroptosis and its resultant autoinoxication was the enema.
Enteroptosis and visceroptosis were the terms used to describe stasis or ptosis of the small or large bowel, i.e., constipation.
This tilting allows the abdominal contents to spill forward, producing that ‘pouch’ that many women have wrongly come to think of a ‘fat stomach’ and in doing so compressing internal organs in a condition known as visceroptosis.