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cecitis Syllabification: ce·ci·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌsēˈkīdəs/
(British caecitis)

Definition of cecitis in English:


Inflammation of the cecum.
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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