enterocolitis

[ en-tuh-roh-koh-lahy-tis, -kuh- ]

nounPathology.
  1. inflammation of the small intestine and the colon.

Origin of enterocolitis

1
From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at entero-, colitis

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British Dictionary definitions for enterocolitis

enterocolitis

/ (ˌɛntərəʊkɒˈlaɪtɪs) /


noun
  1. inflammation of the small intestine and colon

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