noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1886 inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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  • Appendicitis — Classification and external resources An acutely inflamed and enlarged appendix, sliced lengthwise. ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • Appendicitis — Ap*pend i*ci tis, n. (Med.) Inflammation of the vermiform appendix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appendicītis — (lat.), s. Blinddarmentzündung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Appendicitis — vgl. Appendizitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • appendicitis — (n.) 1886, from Latin stem of APPENDIX (Cf. appendix) + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • appendicitis — ► NOUN ▪ inflammation of the appendix …   English terms dictionary

  • appendicitis — ☆ appendicitis [ə pen΄də sīt′is ] n. [< APPENDIX + ITIS] inflammation of the vermiform appendix …   English World dictionary

  • Appendicitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 K35 K38 Krankheiten der Appendix …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • appendicitis — Inflammation of the vermiform appendix. [appendix + G. itis, inflammation] actinomycotic a. chronic suppurative a. due to infection by Actinomyces israelii. acute a. acute …   Medical dictionary

  • appendicitis — n. inflammation of the vermiform appendix. Acute appendicitis, which became common in the 20th century, usually affects young people. The chief symptom is abdominal pain, first central and later (with tenderness) in the right lower abdomen, over… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • appendicitis — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute ▪ suspected … OF APPENDICITIS ▪ case VERB + APPENDICITIS ▪ have …   Collocations dictionary

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