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mesenteritis

[mes-uh n-tuh-rahy-tis, mez-, mes-en-tuh-, mez-] /ˌmɛs ən təˈraɪ tɪs, ˌmɛz-, mɛsˌɛn tə-, mɛz-/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the mesentery.
Origin of mesenteritis
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; mes- + enteritis
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British Dictionary definitions for mesenteritis

mesenteritis

/mɛsˌɛntəˈraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the mesentery
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Word Origin and History for mesenteritis
n.

"inflammation of the mesentery," 1802; see mesentery + -itis.

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mesenteritis in Medicine

mesenteritis mes·en·ter·i·tis (měz-ěn'tə-rī'tĭs, měs-)
n.
Inflammation of the mesentery.

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