enterocolitis

enterocolitis

[en-tuh-roh-koh-lahy-tis, -kuh-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the small intestine and the colon.

Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin; see entero-, colitis

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enterocolitis (ˌɛntərəʊkɒˈlaɪtɪs)
 
n
inflammation of the small intestine and colon

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enterocolitis en·ter·o·co·li·tis (ěn'tə-rō-kō-lī'tĭs, -kə-)
n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both the small and large intestine. Also called coloenteritis.

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