A soldier who lost his speech at the battle of Loos has recovered it as the result of an operation for appendicitis.
How can you tell the difference between colic and appendicitis?
The man's whole appearance, all his actions, his eager grasping of the appendicitis theory, proclaimed insanity.
"I believe he's got appendicitis," announced Fitz, gazing up at us.
appendicitis, unrecognized until later, must have been common, and heart disease probably went undiagnosed.
But, after all, it does "stage" more prettily than appendicitis or typhoid.
It is an event in the voyage, just as the appendicitis operation is an event in life.
But I had to go and get appendicitis, And they took me to the hospital.
appendicitis is a mark, not a result, of a high grade of civilization.
That nice boy has been telling me that he has had appendicitis.
appendicitis ap·pen·di·ci·tis (ə-pěn'dĭ-sī'tĭs)
Inflammation of the vermiform appendix.