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pan·cre·a·ti·tis

 (păng′krē-ə-tī′tĭs, păn′-)
n.
Inflammation of the pancreas.
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pancreatitis

(ˌpæŋkrɪəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pancreas
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pan•cre•a•ti•tis

(ˌpæn kri əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌpæŋ-)

n.
inflammation of the pancreas.
[1835–45; < Greek pankreat-, s. of pánkreas pancreas + -itis]
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pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas, caused by gallstones, overconsumption of alcohol, or a viral infection.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancreatitis - inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain
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

pan·cre·a·ti·tis

n. pancreatitis, infl. del páncreas;
acute ______ aguda;
hemorrhagic, acute ______ hemorrágica aguda.
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pancreatitis

n pancreatitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The risk of developing AP is higher in men with cholelithiasis; however, in females, gallstone pancreatitis is more common than alcoholic pancreatitis (21).
Alcoholic pancreatitis is not a strong risk factor for pancreatic cancer like genetically determined chronic pancreatitis.
Outcome of Patients With Alcoholic Pancreatitis Admitted to Intensive Care Unit: A single center experience.
Genetic susceptibility was proven to be a predisposing factor in alcoholic pancreatitis by a mechanism of lowering threshold of susceptibility to develop pancreatitis [3, 4].
A histological characteristic of chronic alcoholic pancreatitis is pancreatic fibrosis.
Nikkola and colleagues (2014) used imaging technology (secretin-stimulated magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography) to examine the morphological changes induced by an initial episode of alcoholic pancreatitis. The researchers followed 44 patients after their first episode of alcohol-associated pancreatitis for up to 9 years.
Longerich et al., "Effects of gadolinium chloride and glycine on hepatic and pancreatic tissue damage in alcoholic pancreatitis," Pancreas, vol.
A significantly higher proportion of men had alcoholic pancreatitis (97/99, 97.98%) and HTGP (174/224, 77.68%).
From 1976 through 2011, with information on all participants, 226 individuals developed alcoholic liver cirrhosis, 836 any alcoholic liver disease, 378 alcoholic pancreatitis, and 730 any pancreatitis (see online Supplemental Table 2).
Alcoholic pancreatitis was present in 52.7% of chronic pancreatitis cases.
Bretagne et al., "Can acute biliary and alcoholic pancreatitis be identified with early enzyme assay?" Gastroenterologie Clinique et Biologique, vol.
The remaining patient had chronic alcoholic pancreatitis that developed a large retentional pseudocyst evacuated by IGPD.