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Meaning of COLITIS

Pronunciation:  ku'lItis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inflammation of the colon
 

COLITIS is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: inflammatory bowel disease
 
 See Also: Crohn's disease, inflammation, irritable bowel syndrome, mucous colitis, redness, regional enteritis, regional ileitis, rubor, spastic colon, ulcerative colitis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*li"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? + -itis.] (Med.)
An inflammation of the large intestine, esp. of its mucous
membrane; colonitis.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Inflammation of the colon.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Inflammation of the large intestine.
 
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