pericolitis

noun

peri·​co·​li·​tis ˌper-ə-kō-ˈlīt-əs, -kə- How to pronounce pericolitis (audio)
: inflammation of tissues around the colon

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“Pericolitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericolitis. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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