enteritis necroticans

[ nĭ-krŏtĭ-kănz′ ]

n.

Enteritis with necrosis of the intestinal wall caused by Clostridium welchii.

Nearby words

  1. enteric orphan virus,
  2. enteric tuberculosis,
  3. enteric virus,
  4. entericoid fever,
  5. enteritis,
  6. entero-,
  7. enteroanastomosis,
  8. enterobacteria,
  9. enterobacterium,
  10. enterobiasis


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