Peritonitic



[per-i-tn-ahy-tis] /ˌpɛr ɪ tnˈaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the , often accompanied by pain and tenderness in the abdomen, vomiting, constipation, and moderate fever.
/ˌpɛrɪtəˈnaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the peritoneum
n.

1776, medical Latin, coined c.1750 by French pathologist François-Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages (1706-1767) from Greek peritonos (from peritonaion; see peritoneum) + -itis.

peritonitis per·i·to·ni·tis (pěr’ĭ-tn-ī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum.
peritonitis
(pěr’ĭ-tn-ī’tĭs)
Infection or inflammation of the peritoneal cavity, usually caused by a ruptured organ, such as the appendix, in the gastrointestinal tract.

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