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appendicitisnoun [U]

 us   /əˌpen·dəˈsɑɪ·t̬əs/
a ​painful and ​seriousinfection of the ​appendix, which often ​results in the ​appendix being ​removed by an ​operation
(Definition of appendicitis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “appendicitis”
in Arabic الزائدة الدودِيّة (مرض)…
in Korean 맹장염…
in French appendicite…
in Turkish apandist…
in Russian аппендицит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盲腸炎…
in Italian appendicite…
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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