enteritis

noun en·ter·i·tis \ ˌen-tə-ˈrī-təs \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of enteritis

plural enteritides play \ˌen-tə-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz\ also enteritises
1 : inflammation of the intestines and especially of the human ileum
2 : a disease of domestic animals (such as panleukopenia of cats) marked by enteritis and diarrhea

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First Known Use of enteritis

1808

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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enteritis

noun en·ter·i·tis \ ˌent-ə-ˈrīt-əs \

medical Definition of enteritis

plural enteritides play \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\ or enteritises
1 : inflammation of the intestines and especially of the human ileum
2 : a disease of domestic animals (as panleukopenia of cats) marked by enteritis and diarrhea

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