pancreatitis

[pan-kree-uh-tahy-tis, pang-]

Origin of pancreatitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at pancreat-, -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for pancreatitis

pancreatitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the pancreas
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Word Origin and History for pancreatitis
n.

1842, medical Latin, from comb. form of pancreas + -itis.

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pancreatitis in Medicine

pancreatitis

[păng′krē-ə-tītĭs]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the pancreas.
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