peritonitis

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per·i·to·ni·tis

 (pĕr′ĭ-tn-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum.

peritonitis

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the peritoneum
peritonitic adj

per•i•to•ni•tis

(ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the peritoneum.
[1770–80]
per`i•to•nit′ic (-ˈɪt ɪk) per`i•to•nit′al, adj.

peritonitis

Inflammation of the peritoneum (the serous membrane in the lining of the abdomen). It results from bacterial infection within the abdomen, caused by perforation of the stomach or intestine. It causes severe pain, muscle spasms, fever, vomiting, and sometimes shock.
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Noun1.peritonitis - inflammation of the peritoneum
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

peritonitis

[ˌperɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] Nperitonitis f

peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəʊˈnaɪtɪs] npéritonite f

peritonitis

peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] nperitonite f

per·i·to·ni·tis

n. peritonitis, infl. del peritoneo.

peritonitis

n peritonitis f
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Patients typically present with sudden, severe progressive epigastric pain, with vomiting and fever supplemented by abdominal guarding/rigidity indicative of diffuse peritonitis.
PGC is a rare complication of GC which manifests with GP [10], diffuse peritonitis [8] and requires surgical emergency [10].
Conservative surgical treatment of diffuse peritonitis.
Intraperitoneal injection of the same strain resulted in local and diffuse peritonitis in healthy and immunosuppressed birds, respectively.
Computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis with intravenous and oral contrast revealed large-volume ascites, diffuse peritonitis, multiple prostatic abscesses (largest 3.
Consequently, when they did arrive at the regional hospital they were more ill and more likely to have diffuse peritonitis.
We also cope with some of the forms of diffuse peritonitis (serous, serofibrinous, hemorrhagic) almost without problems.
Spontaneously perforated pyometra presenting as diffuse peritonitis in older females at nursing homes.
The containment of the fecal material kept the patient from developing diffuse peritonitis and sepsis.
2-4) Spontaneous perforation with diffuse peritonitis is very rare, and the incidence is 0.

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