Definition of appendicitis in English:

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appendicitis

Pronunciation: /əˌpendəˈsīdəs/

noun

A serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful.
Example sentences
  • Laxative use can be dangerous if constipation is caused by a serious condition such as appendicitis or a bowel obstruction.
  • The appendix in man is medically important because of its propensity to become inflamed in the condition known as acute appendicitis.
  • Sometimes these symptoms are mistaken for the flu or appendicitis.

Words that rhyme with appendicitis

arthritis, bronchitis, cellulitis, colitis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, dermatitis, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, gingivitis, hepatitis, laryngitis, lymphangitis, meningitis, nephritis, neuritis, osteoarthritis, pericarditis, peritonitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis

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Syllabification: ap·pen·di·ci·tis

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