Definition of Colitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the colon.




Definition of Colitis

1. n. An inflammation of the large intestine, esp. of its mucous membrane; colonitis.

Definition of Colitis

1. Noun. (pathology) inflammation of the colon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colitis

1. inflammation of the colon [n -TISES] : COLITIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Colitis

1. Inflammation of the colon. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colitis

colinus
colipase
colipases
coliphage
coliphages
coliplication
colipuncture
coliseum
coliseums
colistimethate sodium
colistin
colistin sulfomethate sodium
colistinase
colistins
colitic
colitis (current term)
colitis cystica profunda
colitis cystica superficialis
colitis gravis
colitises
colitogenic
colitose
colitoses
coll
coll.
colla
collab
collabo
collaborate
collaborated

Literary usage of Colitis

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1. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"The 557 code, ischemie colitis, is not addressed. Note must be made that ischemie colitis is a condition more common in elderly patients, and its occurrence ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"LUKE'S AND CITY HOSPITALS MUCOUS colitis Occurrence, Character of Stools, Pathology, ... Mucous colitis (colica mucosa) is a condition characterized by the ..."

3. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1905)
"Washington, DC, read a paper on the TREATMENT OF CHRONIC colitis. It was his purpose, he said, to make no division of chronic colitis, but to treat under ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"Thirdly, true mucous colitis, a secretion neurosis of the large intestine met with particularly in nervous and hysterical patients. ..."

5. Nutrition and clinical dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1917)
"MEMBRANOUS colitis, MUCOUS COLIC OR CHRONIC MUCOUS colitis. ... Those with pain along the colon and a tendency to diarrhea, ie, chronic mucous colitis. 2. ..."

6. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1919)
"Flexner, S. and Sweet, JE: The pathogenesis of experimental colitis and the relationship of colitis in animals and man. Jour. Exper. ..."

7. A Treatise on the diseases of infancy and childhood by Job Lewis Smith (1872)
"In the entero-colitis of infants, occurring in the cool months, and due to exposure to cold, this treatment is especially useful. ..."

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