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cystitis

Line breaks: cyst|itis
Pronunciation: /sɪˈstʌɪtɪs
 
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Definition of cystitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the urinary bladder. It is often caused by infection and is usually accompanied by frequent painful urination.
Example sentences
  • Cytoxan can cause an inflammation in your urinary bladder called cystitis.
  • Interstitial cystitis is a painful bladder condition that may be aggravated by acidic foods and beverages like coffee, orange juice or tomato sauce.
  • These can also be symptoms of a urinary tract infection, or cystitis, which is much more common in young women than kidney stones.

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