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appendicitis

noun [U]  us   /əˌpen·dəˈsɑɪ·t̬əs/
a painful and serious infection of the appendix , which often results in the appendix being removed by an operation
Translations of “appendicitis”
in Korean 맹장염…
in Arabic الزائدة الدودِيّة (مرض)…
in French appendicite…
in Italian appendicite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盲腸炎…
in Russian аппендицит…
in Turkish apandist…
in Polish zapalenie wyrostka…
in Portuguese apendicite…
in German die Blinddarmentzündung…
in Catalan apendicitis…
in Japanese 虫垂炎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阑尾炎…
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