colitis

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noun co·li·tis \kō-ˈlī-təs, kə-\

Definition of colitis

  1. :  inflammation of the colon

Circa 1860

First Known Use of colitis

circa 1860


COLITIS Defined for English Language Learners

colitis

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noun co·li·tis \kō-ˈlī-təs, kə-\

Definition of colitis for English Language Learners

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


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colitis

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noun co·li·tis \kō-ˈlīt-əs, kə-\

Medical Definition of colitis

  1. :  inflammation of the colon—see ulcerative colitis


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