perityphlitis

noun
peri·​typh·​li·​tis | \ ˌper-ə-tif-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce perityphlitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of perityphlitis

: inflammation of the connective tissue about the cecum and appendix : appendicitis

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“Perityphlitis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perityphlitis. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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