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peritonitis

División en sílabas: per·i·to·ni·tis
Pronunciación: /ˌperətnˈīdəs
 
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Definición de peritonitis en inglés:

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Medicine
Inflammation of the peritoneum, typically caused by bacterial infection either via the blood or after rupture of an abdominal organ.
Example sentences
  • Patients who have cirrhosis with ascites are prone to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
  • The diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis heralds advanced liver disease.
  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a common complication of cirrhosis, with high mortality.

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