linitis

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; o...
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linitis

(lĭ-niĀ“tis) inflammation of gastric cellular tissue. linitis plastica diffuse fibrous proliferation of the submucous connective tissue of the stomach, resulting in thickening and fibrosis so that the organ is constricted, inelastic, and rigid (like a leather bottle). Called ...
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linitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: li-nī′tis, lī-nī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of cellular tissue, specifically of the perivascular tissue of the stomach.
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