ileocolitis

ileocolitis

[il-ee-oh-kuh-lahy-tis, -koh-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the ileum and colon.

Origin:
1885–90; ileo- + colitis

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ileocolitis il·e·o·co·li·tis (ĭl'ē-ō-kə-lī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the ileum and the colon.

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