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co·li·tis

 (kə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the colon. Also called colonitis.

colitis

(kɒˈlaɪtɪs; kə-) or

colonitis

n
(Pathology) inflammation of the colon
colitic adj

co•li•tis

(kəˈlaɪ tɪs, koʊ-)

n.
inflammation of the colon.
[1855–60]

colitis

Inflammation of the large intestine or colon. It may result from a viral or bacterial infection, causing pain and severe diarrhea.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colitis - inflammation of the colon
Crohn's disease, regional enteritis, regional ileitis - a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
irritable bowel syndrome, mucous colitis, spastic colon - recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
ulcerative colitis - a serious chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and fever and chills and profuse diarrhea
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
kolitida
paksunsuolen tulehdus

colitis

[kɒˈlaɪtɪs] Ncolitis f

colitis

[kɒʊˈlaɪtɪs kəˈlaɪtɪs] ncolite f

colitis

[kɒˈlaɪtɪs] n (Med) → colite f

co·li·tis

n. colitis, infl. del colon;
chronic ______ crónica;
pseudomembranous ______ mucomembranosa;
spasmodic ______ espasmódica;
ulcerative ______ ulcerativa.

colitis

n colitis f; ischemic — colitis isquémica; microscopic — colitis microscópica; pseudomembranous — colitis seudomembranosa; ulcerative — colitis ulcerosa
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of patients n (%) * Age at diagnosis of IBD, years (IQR) 32 (24 - 43) Gender (n=614) Female 387 (63) Male 227 (37) Race (n=597) Coloured 394 (68) White 148 (25) Black 31 (5) Asian 24 (4) IBD subtype (n=614) CD 326 (53) UC 269 (44) IBD-U 18 (3) Microscopic colitis 1 (0.
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One case had developed ulcerative and haemorrhagic colitis eighteen months after starting leflunomide treatment and the other case had developed microscopic colitis two years after starting treatment.
The guidelines also will recommend the addition of microscopic colitis to the differential diagnosis of IBS.

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