enteritis

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en·ter·i·tis

 (ĕn′tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the intestinal tract, especially of the small intestine.

enteritis

(ˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the small intestine

en•ter•i•tis

(ˌɛn təˈraɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammation of the intestines, esp. the small intestine.
[1800–10; < Greek énter(on) (see entero-) + -itis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enteritis - inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
necrotizing enteritis - enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain
Translations

enteritis

[ˌentəˈraɪtɪs] Nenteritis f inv

enteritis

[ˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs] nentérite f

enteritis

enteritis

[ˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs] nenterite f

en·ter·i·tis

n. enteritis, infl. del intestino delgado.

enteritis

n enteritis f; eosinophilic — enteritis eosinofílica; regional — enfermedad f de Crohn, enteritis regional
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In December 1998, enteritis necroticans, a rare but often fatal illness, developed in a 12-year-old boy with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes after he are chitterlings during Christmas dinner (N.
Histological examination of the resected bowel revealed signs of enteritis necroticans, including extensive mucosal necrosis, formation of pseudomembrane, pneumatosis, and areas of epithelial regeneration alternating with necrotic segments.
Previous cases of enteritis necroticans in developed countries have been seen only in adults with chronic illnesses.