Definition of ileitis in English:


Line breaks: ile¦itis
Pronunciation: /ˌɪlɪˈʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the ileum.
    More example sentences
    • A woman patient of ours had had multiple operations on her bowel for ileitis and colitis induced by radiation.
    • Advances in molecular techniques have by and large established the aetiology of regional ileitis (Crohn's disease) due to M. paratiibercnlosis, a species closely related to M. avium.
    • The ileitis in this disease is acute and subacute.

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