crypt abscesses

pl.n.

Abscesses that are characteristic of ulcerative colitis, and are located in the mucosa of the large intestine.

Nearby words

  1. cryosurgery,
  2. cryotherapy,
  3. cryotolerant,
  4. cryotron,
  5. crypt,
  6. crypt of iris,
  7. crypt-,
  8. cryptaesthesia,
  9. cryptanalysis,
  10. cryptanalytics


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