perisigmoiditis

[ pĕr′ĭ-sĭg′moi-dītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the connective tissues surrounding the sigmoid flexure of the colon.

Nearby words

  1. perish the thought,
  2. perishable,
  3. perished,
  4. perishing,
  5. perishingly,
  6. perisperm,
  7. perispermatitis,
  8. perisplanchnitis,
  9. perisplenitis,
  10. perispomenon


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