Share this entry

Share this page

cystitis

Syllabification: cys·ti·tis
Pronunciation: /siˈstīdəs
 
/

Definition of cystitis in English:

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the urinary bladder. It is often caused by infection and is usually accompanied by frequent, painful urination.
Example sentences
  • Cytoxan can cause an inflammation in your urinary bladder called cystitis.
  • Interstitial cystitis is a painful bladder condition that may be aggravated by acidic foods and beverages like coffee, orange juice or tomato sauce.
  • These can also be symptoms of a urinary tract infection, or cystitis, which is much more common in young women than kidney stones.

Definition of cystitis in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something