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itis

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noun \ˈīt-əs\

Medical Definition of itis

  1. :  a disease characterized by inflammation <arthritis, tendinitis and all those other itisesSports Illustrated>




-itis

noun suffix -i·tis \ˈīt-əs also but not shown at individual entries ˈēt-\\ˈīt-(ˌ)ēz, ˈēt-\

Medical Definition of -itis

plural

-itises

also

-ititides

\ˈit-ə-ˌdēz\ or

-itites

  1. :  disease usually inflammatory of a (specified) part or organ :  inflammation of <laryngitis> <appendicitis> <bronchitis>




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