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[mes-uh n-tuh-rahy-tis, mez-, mes-en-tuh-, mez-] /ˌmɛs ən təˈraɪ tɪs, ˌmɛz-, mɛsˌɛn tə-, mɛz-/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the mesentery.
inflammation of the mesentery

“inflammation of the mesentery,” 1802; see mesentery + -itis.

mesenteritis mes·en·ter·i·tis (měz-ěn’tə-rī’tĭs, měs-)
Inflammation of the mesentery.


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