Crohns disease


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Related to Crohns disease: colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis

Crohn's′ disease`

(kroʊnz)
n.
a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that causes scarring and thickening of the intestinal walls and frequently leads to obstruction. Also called ileitis.
[after Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884–1983), U.S. physician]
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