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enterocolitis

[ en-tuh-roh-koh-lahy-tis, -kuh- ]
/ ˌɛn tə roʊ koʊˈlaɪ tɪs, -kə- /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the small intestine and the colon.
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Origin of enterocolitis

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
inflammation of the small intestine and colon
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Medical definitions for enterocolitis

enterocolitis
[ ĕn′tə-rō-kō-lītĭs, -kə- ]

n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of both the small and large intestine.coloenteritis
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