Definition of colitis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the lining of the colon.
- 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.