inertia

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(physics) the tendency of a body to maintain its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force

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Overall, 65% of the patients had colonic inertia and 59% had pelvic outlet obstruction.
In the literature, the success rate for subtotal colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis is about 75% in patients with colonic inertia with or without megabowel.
et al: Constipation with colonic inertia, a manifestation of systemic disease?