Definition of enterocolitis in English:


Line breaks: en¦tero|coli¦tis
Pronunciation: /ˌɛntərəʊkəˈlʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of both the small intestine and the colon.
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    • There was no histologic evidence of celiac disease, collagenous or lymphocytic enterocolitis, or inflammatory bowel disease.
    • The study did not find any evidence that prophylactic indomethacin affected other outcomes such as chronic lung disease, necrotising enterocolitis, and retinopathy.
    • Bloody diarrhea is much more suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease or infectious enterocolitis.

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