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per·i·to·ni·tis

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

(ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the peritoneum
peritonitic adj
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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.
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations

peritonitis

[ˌperɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] Nperitonitis f
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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəʊˈnaɪtɪs] npéritonite f
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peritonitis

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peritonitis

[ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs] nperitonite f
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per·i·to·ni·tis

n. peritonitis, infl. del peritoneo.
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peritonitis

n peritonitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
However, the scan is known to have its limitations in sub-acute intestinal obstruction and primary peritonitis.
All cases with either primary peritonitis, corrosive and postoperative peritonitis due to anastomotic leakage were excluded.
In contrast, primary peritonitis is often diagnosed with paracentesis and treated with antibiotics.
Primary peritonitis is less common than secondary peritonitis and may be infectious.

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