Colitis

In medicine, colitis (pl. colitides) refers to an inflammation of the colon and is often used to describe an inflammation of the large intestine (colon, caecum and rectum). Colitis may be acute and self-limited or chronic, i.e. persistent, and broadly fits into the category of digestive diseases. In a medical context, the label colitis (without qu...
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colitis

(from the article `digestive system disease`) The most common form of chronic colitis (inflammation of the colon) in the Western world, ulcerative colitis, is idiopathic (i.e., of unknown cause). ...
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colitis

(ko-li´tis) inflammation of the colon; there are many types, with a variety of causes. One of the most common types is ulcerative colitis. Other types can be traced to factors such as bacterial or viral infections, drugs such as antibiotics, and radiation from x-rays or other sources.
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colitis

[n] - inflammation of the colon
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Colitis

• (n.) An inflammation of the large intestine, esp. of its mucous membrane; colonitis.
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colitis

<pathology> Inflammation of the colon. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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colitis

inflammatory bowel disease noun inflammation of the colon
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Colitis

Co·li'tis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... + -itis .] (Medicine) An inflammation of the large intestine, esp. of its mucous membrane; colonitis.
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Colitis

Colitis is inflammation of the colon.
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colitis

colitis, inflammation of the colon, or large intestine. The term “colitis” may be used to refer to any of a number of disorders involving the colon. Symptoms include diarrhea (often with blood and mucus), abdominal pain, and fever.Ulcerative colitis is a serious chronic inflammation and ...
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Colitis

Colitis: Inflammation of the large intestine (the colon). There are many forms of colitis, including ulcerative, Crohn's, infectious, pseudomembranous, and spastic. For example, intermittent rectal bleeding, crampy abdominal pain and diarrhea can be symptoms of ulcerative colitis. Diagnosis can be made by barium enema, but direct visualization (sig...
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Colitis

Colon inflammation, usually involving the mucus membranes.
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colitis

Inflammation of the colon (large intestine) with diarrhoea (often bloody). It is usually due to infection or some types of bacterial dysentery
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Colitis

inflammation of the colon which may have several different causes
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Colitis

Inflammation of the colon.
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colitis

inflammation of the colon.
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Colitis

Inflammation of the colon.
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colitis

Inflammation of the colon.
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Colitis

inflammation of the colon. Colitis has many forms including ulcerative, Crohn
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colitis

Inflammation of the large bowel (colon); contrasts with enteritis (inflammation of the small intestine).
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colitis

Inflammation of the large intestine (colon).
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Colitis

inflammation of the large intestine (the colon), which usually leads to abdominal pain, fever, and diarrhoea with blood and mucus
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Colitis

Inflammation of the large intestine.
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Colitis

Inflammation of the lining of the large bowel (or colon) and rectum
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colitis

Inflammation of the mucosa (lining) of the colon.
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