- inflammation of the urinary bladder.
Origin of cystitis
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Examples from the Web for cystitis
The retention was treated by catheterisation, which was followed by cystitis.
Cystitis is or may be present, and with the retention is a constant threat to the kidneys.Fat and Blood
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If the inflammation extends to the neck of the bladder, he has an attack of cystitis.Manhood Perfectly Restored
The patient became progressively emaciated and exhausted, cystitis persisted, the bedsore deepened.
The cause of her husband's death was cystitis, which, being interpreted, is inflammation of the bladder.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents
- inflammation of the urinary bladder
Word Origin and History for cystitis
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- Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
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