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co·li·tis

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

(kɒˈlaɪtɪs; kə-) or

colonitis

n
(Pathology) inflammation of the colon
colitic adj
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co•li•tis

(kəˈlaɪ tɪs, koʊ-)

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

Inflammation of the large intestine or colon. It may result from a viral or bacterial infection, causing pain and severe diarrhea.
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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
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Translations
kolitida
paksunsuolen tulehdus

colitis

[kɒˈlaɪtɪs] Ncolitis f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

colitis

[kɒʊˈlaɪtɪs kəˈlaɪtɪs] ncolite f
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colitis

[kɒˈlaɪtɪs] n (Med) → colite f
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co·li·tis

n. colitis, infl. del colon;
chronic ______ crónica;
pseudomembranous ______ mucomembranosa;
spasmodic ______ espasmódica;
ulcerative ______ ulcerativa.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

colitis

n colitis f; ischemic — colitis isquémica; microscopic — colitis microscópica; pseudomembranous — colitis seudomembranosa; ulcerative — colitis ulcerosa
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References in periodicals archive ?
Diversion colitis is an inflammation of colon segments excluded from the fecal stream.
Moreover, immune dysregulation has been proposed to be implicated in the pathogenesis of diversion colitis, as anti-inflammatory treatment regimens have been found to ameliorate diversion colitis in experimental models [15, 16].
Diversion colitis shows diverse histology; it may mimic chronic active UC with crypt architectural distortion and marked mononuclear cell infiltrate, or resemble CD with aphthous lesions and patchy cryptitis.
Contrast-enhanced radiography of the Hartmann's pouch in their study revealed abnormalities of the pouch in 19% of patients, including leaks or fistulas, diversion colitis, adhesions, strictures, and recurrent tumor.
Loss of haustration is not unique to UC; it also occurs in Crohn's colitis, cathartic colon, diversion colitis, dysenteries, tuberculous strictures, progressive systemic sclerosis and amyloid infiltration.
Mrs Haigh suffers from colitis and diversion colitis, which causes severe abdominal pain and constipation.
Diversion colitis is the colitis that develops in the bypassed or excluded segments of the colon.