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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
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appendicitis

nBlinddarmentzündung f, → Appendizitis f (spec)
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appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f
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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 periodicals archive ?
Other forms of appendicitis like acute suppurative appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, fibrosing appendicitis, obliterative appendicitis, follicular appendicitis, eosinophilic appendicitis, gangrenous appendicitis, appendicular abscess, perforated appendicitis were reported.
At the request of the authors, the article titled "A Rare Case of Chronic Appendicitis Superimposed on an Incarcerated de Garengeot Hernia Prospectively Identified on Computed Tomography" [1] has been retracted.
In laparoscopic appendectomy group, there were 82 males and 48 females with age ranging from 5 to 12 years (average 7.901.40 years); 18 cases had chronic appendicitis, 100 cases suffered from acute appendicitis and 12 cases had acute purulent appendicitis.
The diagnosis of chronic appendicitis, a diagnosis which often led to negative appendicectomies and persistent symptoms after operation, was discussed in the older studies in this review.
Subjects were divided into three groups: group 1, appendix showing features of acute appendicitis; group 2, appendix showing features of chronic appendicitis; and group 3, appendix removed during other surgical procedures.
The peeled-off membrane was studied histopathologically and revealed dysplasia of the dense fiber membrane, a chronic nonspecific inflammatory reaction and chronic appendicitis [Figure 6].
In this study, parasitic infestation of the appendix was thought to play a role in causing disease states including acute appendicitis, chronic appendicitis and appendicial perforation, especially in cases of Enterobiasis and Ascariasis infection.
Recurrent acute / chronic appendicitis an independent clinical entity.
Fewer than 2% of cases included ovarian cysts, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, gallstones, chronic appendicitis, or hydronephrosis.

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