necrotizing enteritis

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Noun1.necrotizing enteritis - enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain
enteritis - inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea
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Histologic analysis of tissue samples revealed severe necrotizing enteritis with accumulations of fibrin and intralesional bacilli and congestion and hemorrhage of the lungs.
A deceased 10-year-old male ostrich was diagnosed with severe necrotizing enteritis and septicemia.