cryptitis

noun
cryp·​ti·​tis | \ krip-ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce cryptitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryptitis

: inflammation of a crypt (as an anal crypt)

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“Cryptitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptitis. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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