Definition of colitis in English:

colitis

Syllabification: co·li·tis
Pronunciation: /kəˈlītis, kō-
 
/

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the lining of the colon.
    More example sentences
    • IBS does not lead to colon cancer or ulcerative colitis or any other serious diseases.
    • C Difficile is an infection in the intestine which causes diarrhoea and colitis, an inflamed colon.
    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.

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