pneumoperitonitis

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pneumoperitonitis pneu·mo·per·i·to·ni·tis (nōō'mō-pěr'ĭ-tn-ī'tĭs, nyōō'-)
n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum, with an accumulation of gas in the peritoneal cavity.

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