Recent Examples of peritonitis from the Web
The blockage caused the whale to develop peritonitis, an infection of the abdomen, leading to its death.
The elder Pulman died June 17, 1940, of a coronary occlusion related to a ruptured appendix with general peritonitis, according to his death certificate.
The 2-year-old boy, A.J. Burgess, was taken to the hospital on Sunday morning for peritonitis, an abdominal infection, his family said on their GoFundMe page.
But the family fears that may be too late. 'His body is weakening' A.J. was admitted to the hospital Sunday with peritonitis, according to the family's attorney Mawuli Davis.
The family's attorney, Mawuli Davis, said A.J. was admitted into the hospital Sunday with peritonitis, an inflammation of the tissue lining the inner wall of the abdomen caused by a bacterial or fungal infection.
Perforation allows the contents of the intestines to leak into the abdominal space, causing an infection called peritonitis.
According to medical investigations, Beever died of peritonitis, which is the inflammation of the abdominal wall, Lincolnshire Live reports.
The official cause of death was peritonitis, the inflammation of a membrane lining the abdominal wall that is usually the result of a fungal or bacterial infection.
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Origin and Etymology of peritonitis
First Known Use: 1771See Words from the same year
PERITONITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peritonitis for English Language Learners
medical : a serious condition in which the covering of the stomach, intestines, and nearby organs becomes swollen and infected
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