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duodenitis

[ doo-oh-di-nahy-tis, dyoo-; doo-od-n-ahy-tis, dyoo- ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the duodenum.


duodenitis

/ ˌdjuːəʊdɪˈnaɪtɪs /

noun

  1. inflammation of the duodenum


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Word History and Origins

Origin of duodenitis1

First recorded in 1850–55; duoden(um) + -itis
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Example Sentences

Intermittent and remittent fevers are always attended with gastro-duodenitis and gastro-hepatitis.

In the more chronic forms we almost invariably encounter the condition of gastro-duodenitis.

For the relief of duodenitis means are used to relieve the digestion of the want of the biliary and pancreatic secretions.

The duodenitis and catarrh of the ducts may persist, and become chronic after the stomach lesion is gone.

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