Medical Definition of Linitis

1. Inflammation of cellular tissue, specifically of the perivascular tissue of the stomach. Origin: G. Linon, flax, linen cloth, + -itis, inflammation Linitis plastica, originally believed to be an inflammatory condition, but now recognised to be due to infiltrating scirrhous carcinoma causing extensive thickening of the wall of the stomach; often called leather-bottle stomach. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linitis

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linitis (current term)
linitis plastica
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