Definition of cystitis
: inflammation of the urinary bladder
Recent Examples of cystitis from the Web
Younger women who've been infected are more at risk for developing cystitis or bladder infections if E. coli get pushed from the urethra into the bladder.
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Origin and Etymology of cystitis
First Known Use: circa 1783See Words from the same year
CYSTITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cystitis for English Language Learners
medical : infection of the bladder
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