• synonyms

adhesive peritonitis


Peritonitis characterized by a fibrinous exudate that mats together the intestines and various other organs.

Nearby words

adhesive absorbent dressing, adhesive bandage, adhesive binding, adhesive capsulitis, adhesive pericarditis, adhesive peritonitis, adhesive plaster, adhesive pleurisy, adhesive tape, adhesive vaginitis, adhib.
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