enteritis


en·ter·i·tis

noun \ˌen-tə-ˈrī-təs\
plural en·ter·it·i·des \-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz\ also en·ter·i·tis·es

Definition of ENTERITIS

1
:  inflammation of the intestines and especially of the human ileum
2
:  a disease of domestic animals (as panleukopenia of cats) marked by enteritis and diarrhea

First Known Use of ENTERITIS

1808

en·ter·i·tis

noun \ˌent-ə-ˈrīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural en·ter·it·i·des \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\ or en·ter·i·tis·es

Medical Definition of ENTERITIS

1
: inflammation of the intestines and especially of the human ileum
2
: a disease of domestic animals (as panleukopenia of cats) marked by enteritis and diarrhea

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