colitis

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

co·li·tis

noun \kō-ˈlī-təs, kə-\

medical : an illness that causes pain and swelling in the colon

Full Definition of COLITIS

:  inflammation of the colon

First Known Use of COLITIS

circa 1860

co·li·tis

noun \kō-ˈlīt-əs, kə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COLITIS

: inflammation of the colon—see ulcerative colitis

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