sigmoiditis

[ sĭg′moi-dītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the sigmoid colon.

Nearby words

  1. sigmoid colon,
  2. sigmoid flexure,
  3. sigmoid sinus,
  4. sigmoid vein,
  5. sigmoidectomy,
  6. sigmoido-,
  7. sigmoidopexy,
  8. sigmoidoproctostomy,
  9. sigmoidorectostomy,
  10. sigmoidoscope


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