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ap·pen·di·ci·tis

 (ə-pĕn′dĭ-sī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vermiform appendix.

[New Latin appendix, appendic-, appendix (from Latin, appendage; see appendix) + -itis.]

appendicitis

(əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the vermiform appendix

ap•pen•di•ci•tis

(əˌpɛn dəˈsaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
[1885–90, Amer.]

appendicitis

If the appendix is infected or blocked by feces it can become inflamed. If it bursts and sprays the abdomen with bacteria then the situation can be fatal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appendicitis - inflammation of the vermiform appendixappendicitis - inflammation of the vermiform appendix
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
إلتِهاب الزَّائِدَة الدّودِيَّهاِلْتِهابُ الزَّائِدَةِ الدُّودِيَّة
zánět slepého střevaapendicitida
blindtarmsbetændelse
umpilisäkkeen tulehdus
upala slijepog crijeva
vakbélgyulladás
appendicitis
botnlangabólga
虫垂炎
맹장염
appendicitis
apendicitas
apendicīts
zápal slepého čreva
blindtarmsinflammation
ไส้ติ่งอักเสบ
bệnh viêm ruột thừa

appendicitis

[əˌpendɪˈsaɪtɪs] Napendicitis f inv
to have appendicitistener apendicitis
acute appendicitisapendicitis f aguda

appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f

appendicitis

nBlinddarmentzündung f, → Appendizitis f (spec)

appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f

appendicitis

(əpendiˈsaitis) noun
the inflammation of the appendix in the body which usually causes pain and often requires the removal of the appendix by surgery.

appendicitis

اِلْتِهابُ الزَّائِدَةِ الدُّودِيَّة zánět slepého střeva blindtarmsbetændelse Blinddarmentzündung σκωληκοειδίτιδα apendicitis umpilisäkkeen tulehdus appendicite upala slijepog crijeva appendicite 虫垂炎 맹장염 appendicitis blindtarmsbetennelse zapalenie wyrostka robaczkowego apendicite аппендицит blindtarmsinflammation ไส้ติ่งอักเสบ apandisit bệnh viêm ruột thừa 阑尾炎

ap·pen·di·ci·tis

n. apendicitis, infl. del apéndice.

appendicitis

n apendicitis f
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8,9) In 1920, Lake reported the case of a 22-year-old male patient with chronic abdominal pain who presented with acute appendicitis with a perforated tip.
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Acute appendicitis is a common but potentially life-threatening medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and may be at risk of rupturing.
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