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- Tenesmus: A feeling of needing to pass stool, even when the bowels are empty. With tenesmus there is a spasm of the muscles in the rectum and/or anus that is usually very painful. People with IBD and IBS may experience tenesmus as one symptom of their disease.
- The International Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Researchers (TIGER): A group of researchers from around the world focused on eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.
- TIGER: See The International Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Researchers.
- Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN): Complete nutrition (including fat, carbohydrate, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and water) given as an intravenous infusion.
- TPN: See Total Parenteral Nutrition.
- Trachealization: Having the appearance of the trachea; relative to EoE, the presence of fixed esophageal rings
- Transverse Colon: The part of the large intestine that connects the hepatic flexure with the splenic flexure and which lies across the abdomen from right to the left.
- Tube Feeding: Any form of feeding of liquid meals through a tube, including GT, GJ, JT, ND and NG Tubes.