Hairball

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Medical Definition of Hairball

Hairball: A wad of swallowed hair. Hairballs sometimes cause blockage of the digestive system, especially at the exit of the stomach. Also called 'trichobezoar.


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Digestive Disorders: Common Misconceptions

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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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