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caecitis

Line breaks: cae|citis
Pronunciation: /sɪˈkʌɪtɪs
 
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(US cecitis)

Definition of caecitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the caecum.
Example sentences
  • Saccharomyces boulardii, a nonpathogenic yeast, was found to be effective in preventing clindamycin cecitis recurrence in an animal model.
  • Signs and symptoms of caecitis include a distended abdomen, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and tenderness, and diarrhea.
  • The infection leads to varying degrees of caecitis, the lesions of which are apparent in animals killed on or about the sixth day post-infection.

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