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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.]
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appendicitis

(əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the vermiform appendix
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ap•pen•di•ci•tis

(əˌpɛn dəˈsaɪ tɪs)

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

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

appendicitis

nBlinddarmentzündung f, → Appendizitis f (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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ap·pen·di·ci·tis

n. apendicitis, infl. del apéndice.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

appendicitis

n apendicitis f
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References in classic literature ?
He has diagnosed the case as chronic appendicitis and wants to operate.
He did enter Doctor Hadley's office, although no sufferer from pyorrhea or appendicitis awaited him.
I've saved him, not merely the risk of an operation for appendicitis, but the cost of it, and the hospital expenses.
At that time the world at large seemed to have a passion for appendicitis, and a good many cases came to the operating theatre for this complaint: the surgeon for whom Philip dressed was in friendly rivalry with a colleague as to which could remove an appendix in the shortest time and with the smallest incision.
`these new-fangled notions of cutting and carving.' He's even opposed to operating for appendicitis."
'tisn't whooping cough--I've had that, and it's horrid--and I'm glad 'tisn't appendicitis nor measles, 'cause they're catching--measles are, I mean--and they wouldn't let you stay here."
Dr Ovo Samiel, a medical practitioner with a private hospital in Warri, has advised people with pains in the lower right abdomen or navel to go for a check-up to avoid appendicitis.
Acute appendicitis is a common surgical condition that requires prompt diagnosis in order to minimize morbidity and avoid serious complications.
Acute appendicitis is the most common acute paediatric surgical emergency, with more than 80 000 appendectomies being performed in the USA per annum.
Appendicitis usually presents with abdominal pain, nausea and loss of appetite and is characterized by the inflammation of the appendiceal wall, albeit in a relatively broad spectrum, changing from mild inflammation to gangrenous inflammation.