peritonitis

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per·i·to·ni·tis

 (pĕr′ĭ-tn-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum.

peritonitis

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the peritoneum
peritonitic adj

per•i•to•ni•tis

(ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the peritoneum.
[1770–80]
per`i•to•nit′ic (-ˈɪt ɪk) per`i•to•nit′al, adj.

peritonitis

Inflammation of the peritoneum (the serous membrane in the lining of the abdomen). It results from bacterial infection within the abdomen, caused by perforation of the stomach or intestine. It causes severe pain, muscle spasms, fever, vomiting, and sometimes shock.
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Noun1.peritonitis - inflammation of the peritoneum
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

peritonitis

[ˌperɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] Nperitonitis f

peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəʊˈnaɪtɪs] npéritonite f

peritonitis

peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] nperitonite f

per·i·to·ni·tis

n. peritonitis, infl. del peritoneo.

peritonitis

n peritonitis f
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Care should be taken to rule out other diseases such as coccidiosis, Nematodiriasis, liver abscesses, chronic pneumonia and chronic peritonitis, so as to ensure the diagnosis is correct.
Chronic peritonitis may be seen in collagen vascular disorders, (3,4) chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, (5) Concato disease (polyserositis), and in familial Mediterranean fever (recurrent hereditary polyserositis).
Setaria yehi has been associated with low grade chronic peritonitis in Alaskan reindeer (Dieterich and Luick 1971).

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