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pancreatitis

noun [U] uk   /ˌpæŋ.kri.əˈtaɪ.tɪs/ us    /ˌpæŋ.kri.əˈtaɪ.t̬ɪs/ specialized
a condition that causes pain and swelling in the pancreas (= the organ in the body that produces insulin)
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