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  • n. Inflammation of the duodenum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the duodenum.


duodenum +‎ -itis (Wiktionary)


  • While we have quite a number of examples of men living on nothing but water forty or fifty days, I have never seen or learned of a well-authenticated case of a man's taking or receiving into his system nothing but alcohol for half of that length of time, without becoming sick with either gastro-duodenitis, nephritis, or delirium tremens. "

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