grumbling appendix

grumbling appendix

n
(Pathology) informal a condition in which the appendix causes intermittent pain but appendicitis has not developed
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grumbling appendix

[ˈgrʌmblɪŋəˈpɛndɪks] nappendice f infiammata
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But the World Cup-winning fly-half's best efforts to play a part in the two friendly games were thwarted when he was hospitalised with a grumbling appendix.
Nadal rebounded to claim a ninth French Open title, but the year was too prove a worrying one for the injury-prone Mallorcan who suffered a shock defeat by Australian teenager Nick Krygios at Wimbledon before a wrist problem and a grumbling appendix restricted him to only seven more matches.
To cut the saga short he stayed in for a day and because his symptoms came and went they were happy to diagnose a grumbling appendix. Which like the scarlet fever his brother had the week before, I thought was now con-fined to medical history.
This starts as a mildly inflamed or grumbling appendix, which causes less symptoms of tummy pain than acute appendicitis.
Meanwhile the 'sale' of the club and the much needed new investment rumbles away in the background like a grumbling appendix.
Sir Christopher said that when Mr Bush came to power in in January 2001 there had been little talk of regime change in Iraq, a country the US thought of as merely a "grumbling appendix".
In the early days of the Bush administration, Iraq was seen as being like a "grumbling appendix," Meyer added.
Limond had suffered stomach pains during the bout and later found he'd had a grumbling appendix that has since been removed.
At six, I developed chorea - St Vitus' Dance - along with a grumbling appendix.
The England No 10 was ruled out of Newcastle's match against Bristol yesterday after an operation to remove a grumbling appendix.
But Newcastle rugby director Rob Andrew is taking no chances, after naming Jonny Wilkinson, recovering after a grumbling appendix, among his replacements for the Sale encounter.
He was in hospital for observation after complaining of a grumbling appendix.