pancreatitis

[ pan-kree-uh-tahy-tis, pang- ]
/ ˌpæn kri əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌpæŋ- /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the pancreas.

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

/ (ˌpæŋkrɪəˈtaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the pancreas
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Word Origin and History for pancreatitis

pancreatitis


n.

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

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Medicine definitions for pancreatitis

pancreatitis

[ păng′krē-ə-tītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the pancreas.
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