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per·i·to·ni·tis

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

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the peritoneum
peritonitic adj
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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.
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations

peritonitis

[ˌperɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] Nperitonitis f
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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəʊˈnaɪtɪs] npéritonite f
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peritonitis

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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] nperitonite f
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per·i·to·ni·tis

n. peritonitis, infl. del peritoneo.
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peritonitis

n peritonitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The laparoscopic approach to patients with acute peritonitis and perforated viscus offers several advantages, including decreased postoperative analgesic requirements, quicker resumption of oral intake, shorter hospital stay, and quicker return to work.
Studies on the efficacy of PCT in other acute peritonitis models are still needed.
The patient was brought to the surgery room due to presence of acute peritonitis and was found to have a swollen and inflamed appendix (Figure 2) requiring open appendectomy with no additional surgical intervention and drain placement.
In his conclusion into the death of Mya-Louise, Grimsby and North Lincolnshire coroner, Paul Kelly said she died from acute peritonitis (an infection of the stomach inner lining), caused by acute appendicitis.
Elsayed et al., "The epidemiology of acute peritonitis in end-stage renal disease patients on peritoneal dialysis in Qatar: an 8-year follow-up study," Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, vol.
Final pathology report stated the presence of benign fibro-membranous tissue with severe acute inflammation and extensive necrosis, consistent with "severe necrotizing acute peritonitis."
The problem with that is if you have a serious acute infection - such as sepsis or acute peritonitis - it's a medical emergency and patients have to be treated immediately.
Mannheim index in the prognosis and treatment of acute peritonitis. Minerva Chirurgica 1998 May; 53(5):385-9.
The clinical presentation of mesenteric ischaemia in Buergers' disease is not specific and causes acute or chronic abdominal pain, diarrhoea, weight loss, intestinal occlusion or acute peritonitis requiring prompt surgical intervention.8 The non-specific presentation poses a diagnostic challenge.
Clare Bailey, acting senior coroner for Teesside, agreed with a coroner's report that the cause of Mr Stevenson's death was multi-organ failure due to acute peritonitis caused by a perforated gastric ulcer.
aureus infection models including arthritis, pneumonia, acute peritonitis, endocarditis, and skin infection.
A pathologist previously told the inquest he found multiple perforations to Rohan's bowel and said the likely cause of death was acute peritonitis and pneumonia.