- Pathology. inflammation of the intestines, especially the small intestine.
- Veterinary Pathology. distemper1(def 1c).
Origin of enteritis
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Examples from the Web for enteritis
It nearly died again of enteritis; and again it was forgiving and got over it.The Combined Maze
The same medicines are applicable to both Gastritis and Enteritis.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art
B. L. Hill
Up to this time constipation was the chief symptom of enteritis.
In the dog, however, enteritis is rarely seen in a pure form.The Dog
Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Enteritis, which seemed not very different from cholera, was prevalent and affected nearly everybody to some extent.A Kut Prisoner
H. C. W. Bishop
- inflammation of the small intestine
Word Origin and History for enteritis
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Inflammation of the intestinal tract, especially of the small intestine.