Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the peritoneum.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of the peritoneum.

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  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the peritoneum.

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  • noun pathology Inflammation of the peritoneum, especially when caused by an infectious organism introduced into the abdominal cavity

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  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum

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Examples

  • What is known is that he died of peritonitis from a ruptured appendix on October 31, 1926 at age 52.

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  • If 'peritonitis' -- inflammation -- is neglected, or drastic purgatives are too often and too plentifully administered, a peculiar contraction of the muscular membrane of the intestine takes place, and one portion of the bowel is received within another -- there is 'intussusception'.

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  • It causes a toxic condition called peritonitis and sepsis.

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  • When this occurs, the affection is termed peritonitis, and may be divided into the

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  • This condition, known as peritonitis, can be fatal.

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  • Giving your dog a real bone could cause a bacterial infection of the abdomen, called peritonitis, when fragments poke holes in a dog's stomach or intestines.

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  • Giving your dog a real bone could cause a bacterial infection of the abdomen, called peritonitis, when fragments poke holes in a dog's stomach or intestines.

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  • A perforated ulcer often leads to peritonitis, which is a death sentence in most cases.

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  • In vivo, intraperitoneal injection of hemozoin results in acute peritonitis, which is impaired in Nalp3 -, caspase-1 - and IL-1R-deficient mice.

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  • If ruptured, the life threatening infection known as peritonitis may occur.

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