from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with peritonitis: as, peritonitic adhesions.
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In such instances it is best to confine the diet to mucilaginous soup and to forbid everything else, as long as hemorrhages have not ceased, or the other dangerous peritonitic symptoms have not disappeared.
The peritonitic infection continued to spread, and laparotomy was performed.
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