cystitis

noun cys·ti·tis \ si-ˈstī-təs \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of cystitis

: inflammation of the urinary bladder

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Origin and Etymology of cystitis

New Latin


CYSTITIS Defined for English Language Learners

cystitis

Definition of cystitis for English Language Learners

  • medical : infection of the bladder


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cystitis

noun cys·ti·tis \ sis-ˈtīt-əs \

medical Definition of cystitis

plural cystitides play \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of the urinary bladder

cystitic

play \(ˈ)sis-ˈtit-ik\ adjective

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