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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.]

appendicitis

(əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the vermiform appendix

ap•pen•di•ci•tis

(əˌpɛn dəˈsaɪ tɪs)

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

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.
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
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

appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f

appendicitis

nBlinddarmentzündung f, → Appendizitis f (spec)

appendicitis

[əˌpɛndɪˈsaɪtɪs] nappendicite f

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.

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

ap·pen·di·ci·tis

n. apendicitis, infl. del apéndice.

appendicitis

n apendicitis f
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The existence of recurrent and chronic appendicitis is still doubted by many.
50 years); 14 had chronic appendicitis, 98 developed acute appendicitis and 18 had acute purulent appendicitis.
The studies included patients undergoing operation for presumed acute appendicitis, and excluded those undergoing incidental appendicectomy, patients with appendicitis who were treated conservatively without an operation, and patients with chronic appendicitis.
66%) cases, followed by chronic appendicitis in 39 (29%) cases.
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.

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