Definition of cystitis in English:


Syllabification: cys·ti·tis
Pronunciation: /sisˈtītis


  • Inflammation of the urinary bladder. It is often caused by infection and is usually accompanied by frequent, painful urination.
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    • 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.

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