American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Inflammation of the intestinal tract, especially of the small intestine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, inflammation of the intestines. In recent usage it denotes inflammation of the mucous and submucous tissue, and not of the serous or peritoneal coat. Also
- n. pathology Inflammation of the intestines, generally the small intestine, that may lead to diarrhea.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) An inflammation of the intestines.
- n. inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea
- From Ancient Greek ἔντερον (enteron, "intestine") + -itis (Wiktionary)
“Three were what was called enteritis, in one instance complicated with erysipelas; but it is well known that this term has been often used to signify inflammation of the peritoneum covering the intestines.”
“If the bowels are cleared out and the patient's blood freed from intoxication, the attack ends; if not the disease will be called enteritis or catarrh.”
“Ginger also functions as a blood cleanser, therefore, if you have mild gastric-enteritis (mild intestinal inflammation), a ginger, honey and lemon tea concoction, Hon's Brew, will help to alleviate the symptoms.”
“Leith had tried out the gastro-enteritis story and Sammy had seemed to buy it.”
“You've been to stay with a friend while you were ill with gastro-enteritis.”
“An intestinal form of anthrax with severe enteritis sometimes occurs in these species.”
“If due to ingestion of spores, as in cattle, septicemia, fever, colic, and enteritis are prominent.”
“Some experts predicted massive outbreaks of necrotic enteritis, a stomach bug, but this didn't happen.”
“Those who earned between R10,000 and R20,000 gastro-enteritis was the second cause of absenteeism.”
“All of which can lead to gastro-enteritis symptoms on a Monday morning," he said.”
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of or relating to the intestine
Culling my "Learned (or Encountered) in Reading" list. Thanks for the idea, yarb.
Looking for tweets for enteritis.