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peridiverticulitis

[ pĕr′ĭ-dī′vûr-tĭk′yə-lītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the tissues surrounding an intestinal diverticulum.

Nearby words

peridesmitis, peridesmium, perididymis, perididymitis, peridium, peridiverticulitis, peridot, peridot of ceylon, peridotite, periduodenitis, periencephalitis
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