appendicitis

noun ap·pen·di·ci·tis \ ə-ˌpen-də-ˈsī-təs \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of appendicitis

: inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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Origin and Etymology of appendicitis

New Latin


APPENDICITIS Defined for English Language Learners

appendicitis

noun

Definition of appendicitis for English Language Learners

  • medical : a condition in which a person's appendix is painful and swollen


APPENDICITIS Defined for Kids

appendicitis

noun ap·pen·di·ci·tis \ ə-ˌpen-də-ˈsī-təs \

Definition of appendicitis for Students

: a condition in which a person's appendix is painful and swollen

Medical Dictionary

appendicitis

noun ap·pen·di·ci·tis \ ə-ˌpen-də-ˈsīt-əs \

medical Definition of appendicitis

: inflammation of the vermiform appendix called also epityphlitis


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