typhlitis


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typh·li·tis

 (tĭf-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cecum of the large intestine. Also called cecitis.

[Greek tuphlon, cecum, from neuter of tuphlos, blind + -itis.]

typh·lyt′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

typhlitis

(tɪfˈlaɪtɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) inflammation of the caecum
2. (Pathology) an obsolete name for appendicitis
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek tuphlon the caecum, from tuphlos blind]
typhlitic adj
Translations

typh·li·tis

n. tiflitis, infl. del ciego.
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