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

  • n. Inflammation of the urinary bladder.

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  • n. Inflammation of the urinary bladder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the bladder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the bladder.

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  • n. inflammation of the urinary bladder and ureters


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  • IC has symptoms similar to those of the common urinary tract infection known as cystitis.


  • These are also called cystitis or inflammation of the bladder.


  • C. Lowell Parsons, M.D., a director of Urigen, is a leader in medical research into the causes and treatment of interstitial cystitis, which is a painful bladder syndrome with typical cystoscopic and/or histological features in the absence of infection or other pathology, and has published over 200 scientific articles and book chapters in this area describing his work.

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  • If the brunt of the infection is situated in the bladder, the symptoms tend to be of a local nature and the disease is called cystitis, or a lower urinary tract infection.


  • A bacterial infection of the bladder (also called cystitis), the ureters, or the urethra.


  • She and her colleague believe that translation software has been used and that somehow the person responsible sought the Welsh for 'cystitis' instead of 'cyclist'.

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  • Additionally, there are some common disease conditions such as cystitis and early kidney disease for which maximising fluid intake is an important part of treatment. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • There are also some infections that are not necessarily sexually transmitted at all, such as cystitis or thrush.

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  • They are also a renal antiseptic and so are of use in the treatment of affections of the urinary system such as cystitis and urethritis.

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  • Women are 9 times more likely to develop interstitial cystitis, a chronic and often painful inflammation of the bladder, affecting about 0.5 percent of the population.

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