Definition of colitis
: inflammation of the colon
Recent Examples of colitis from the Web
And those with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's and inflammatory bowel disease can add a higher risk for hemorrhoids to their long list of ailments.
The Chargers Blood Drive began in 1979 for Benirschke after he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.
And one 2014 report from George Washington University suspects that activated charcoal may have caused colitis (inflammation in the colon) in one patient who repeatedly used it to detoxify his body on his own.
His wife, Barbara Welch Breder, said that the cause was complications of ischemic colitis.
For seven years, Gabe has taken a daily dose of deflazacort — a common glucocorticoid prescribed around the world for conditions like asthma, juvenile chronic arthritis and ulcerative colitis.
Diekman could do some light throwing this week ahead of his third and final operation to alleviate ulcerative colitis in early June.
Diekman, who has suffered from ulcerative colitis since childhood, underwent two surgeries to rebuild his colon earlier this year.
Loke is already conducting a clinical trial of whipworms for people with ulcerative colitis.
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Definition of colitis for English Language Learners
medical : an illness that causes pain and swelling in the colon
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