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enterocolitis

[en-tuh-roh-koh-lahy-tis, -kuh-] /ˌɛn tə roʊ koʊˈlaɪ tɪs, -kə-/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the small intestine and the colon.
Origin of enterocolitis
1855-1860
From New Latin, dating back to 1855-60; See origin at entero-, colitis
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  • enterocolitis is an inflammation of the lower intestines and colon.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
British Dictionary definitions for enterocolitis

enterocolitis

/ˌɛntərəʊkɒˈlaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the small intestine and colon
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enterocolitis in Medicine

enterocolitis en·ter·o·co·li·tis (ěn'tə-rō-kō-lī'tĭs, -kə-)
n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both the small and large intestine. Also called coloenteritis.

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