Ileitis



[il-ee-ahy-tis] /ˌɪl iˈaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the ileum.
/ˌɪlɪˈaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the ileum

ileitis il·e·i·tis (ĭl’ē-ī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the ileum.

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