perityphlitis

noun

peri·​typh·​li·​tis ˌper-ə-tif-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce perityphlitis (audio)
: inflammation of the connective tissue about the cecum and appendix : appendicitis

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“Perityphlitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perityphlitis. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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