colitisnoun [ U ]uk /kəˈlaɪ.təs/ us /koʊˈlaɪ.t̬əs/
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- Bacteria found in meat are those which produce colitis, appendicitis, abscesses of the teeth and diseased conditions of the tonsils.
- However, over time, the insidious sub-clinical deficiency may degrade some other system and produce a different disease, such as colitis.
- The man may have appendicitis, or colitis, or pancreatitis, or he may have been shot through the lungs or the abdomen.