Definition of Ileitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the ileum.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Ileitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the ileum. ¹

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Definition of Ileitis

1. inflammation of the ileum [n ILEITIDES]

Medical Definition of Ileitis

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ileitis

ileal arteries
ileal artery
ileal bladder
ileal conduit
ileal diseases
ileal intussusception
ileal neoplasms
ileal sphincter
ileal veins
ileitis (current term)
ileoanal pouch
ileocaecal fold
ileocaecal intussusception
ileocaecal junction
ileocaecal opening
ileocaecal orifice
ileocaecocolic sphincter

Literary usage of Ileitis

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1. A Treatise on the practice of medicine: For the Use of Students and Practioners by Roberts Bartholow (1881)
"ileitis is a catarrh of the ilium, either acute or chronic ; ileo-colitis is ... The acute form of ileitis or ileo-colitis sets in with some chilliness and ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by David Francis Condie (1868)
"ileitis. Inflammation of the small intestines, either alone or combined with inflammation of the stomach, or of the large intestines, is a much more ..."

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