pancreatitis

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pan·cre·a·ti·tis

 (păng′krē-ə-tī′tĭs, păn′-)
n.
Inflammation of the pancreas.

pancreatitis

(ˌpæŋkrɪəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the pancreas

pan•cre•a•ti•tis

(ˌpæn kri əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌpæŋ-)

n.
inflammation of the pancreas.
[1835–45; < Greek pankreat-, s. of pánkreas pancreas + -itis]

pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas, caused by gallstones, overconsumption of alcohol, or a viral infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancreatitis - inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

pan·cre·a·ti·tis

n. pancreatitis, infl. del páncreas;
acute ______ aguda;
hemorrhagic, acute ______ hemorrágica aguda.

pancreatitis

n pancreatitis f
References in periodicals archive ?
The first cases of AIP were probably observed by Ball et al and Sarles et al, who described them using the terms chronic interstitial pancreatitis and primary inflammatory sclerosis associated, respectively, with ulcerative colitis (25) and hypergammaglobulinemia.
Interstitial pancreatitis (the preferred term for "uncomplicated" acute pancreatitis) is defined as pancreatic enlargement with homogeneous increased contrast uptake on CT.
Four major pathologic categories have been designated: acute interstitial pancreatitis or edematous pancreatitis (as in this case), necrotizing pancreatitis, hemorrhagic pancreatitis, and suppurative pancreatitis.

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