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Crohn's disease

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Ileitis involving the terminal portion of the ileum and characterized by abdominal pain, ulceration, and fibrous tissue buildup.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Crohn’s regional enteritis, a chronic inflammatory disease that can involve any part of the digestive tract from the mouth to the anus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss

Etymologies

After Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884-1983), American physician.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Eponym, Burrill Bernard Crohn. (Wiktionary)

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