Definition of enteritis in English:


Syllabification: en·ter·i·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌentəˈrītis


  • Inflammation of the intestine, especially the small intestine, usually accompanied by diarrhea.
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    • ‘If your immune ability decreases, and you get other diseases such as pneumonia, enteritis, or cholecystitis, the virus may take advantage and start to replicate itself,’ he said.
    • The diagnosis remains one of exclusion because underlying conditions such as diabetes or regional enteritis may produce similar symptoms.
    • Illnesses such as diarrhea, enteritis, and gastroenteritis affect as many as three-quarters of the village's children under the age of 5.

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