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enterocolitis

Syllabification: en·ter·o·co·li·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌen(t)ərōkəˈlīdəs
 
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Definition of enterocolitis in English:

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of both the small intestine and the colon.
Example sentences
  • There was no histologic evidence of celiac disease, collagenous or lymphocytic enterocolitis, or inflammatory bowel disease.
  • The study did not find any evidence that prophylactic indomethacin affected other outcomes such as chronic lung disease, necrotising enterocolitis, and retinopathy.
  • Bloody diarrhea is much more suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease or infectious enterocolitis.

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