Definitions

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

  • n. Inflammation of the pancreas.

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  • n. Inflammation of the pancreas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the pancreas.

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

  • n. inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain

Etymologies

From from Ancient Greek πάγκρεας (pankreas) and Ancient Greek -ίτις suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One does not need to be "a medical doctor" to understand that a feature of pancreatitis is excruciating pain.

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  • What's exciting about these results is that patients with chronic pancreatitis, which is associated with the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, might one day be able to benefit from black cumin oil treatment, says Dr. Arafat.

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  • "The life span of the animals in these two studies was not affected by liraglutide treatment," she added. pancreatitis, which is not uncommon in diabetics.

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  • Fatty foods can cause a life-threatening condition called pancreatitis in dogs, and bones can splinter in an animal's stomach.

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  • He also highlights other potential hazards such as pancreatitis and fat emboli, in which multiple blood vessels are plugged with fat globules that are too large to pass through the capillaries - with potentially life - threatening results.

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  • She was seven, and needed treatment for acute pancreatitis.

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  • & Co. to add stronger warnings about severe pancreatitis to the label of diabetes-drug Byetta.

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  • & Co., led the Food and Drug Administration to start working with the companies to add stronger warnings about severe pancreatitis to the drug's label.

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  • She is reluctant: Her brother and sister have experienced side effects from a similar medicine, she says, and she's heard that Crestor can lead to serious conditions like pancreatitis.

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  • Diabetes Drug Draws Scrutiny The Food and Drug Administration received reports of six cases of pancreatitis, including two deaths, in patients taking diabetes drug Byetta.

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