Meaning of “cystitis” in the English Dictionary

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"cystitis" in British English

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cystitisnoun [ U ]

uk /sɪˈstaɪ.tɪs/ us /sɪˈstaɪ.t̬əs/ mainly UK

Examples from literature

  • Cystitis is or may be present, and with the retention is a constant threat to the kidneys. 
  • In division C are representations of the cells found in the urine of persons suffering from cystitis or other inflammatory diseases. 
  • The bladder muscles share in the ataxia, and the consequent retention of urine frequently causes cystitis, and may endanger life by the involvement of the kidneys. 
  • The cause of her husband's death was cystitis, which, being interpreted, is inflammation of the bladder. 
  • The results of this pernicious practice are Bright's disease of the kidneys, cystitis or inflammation of the bladder, and numerous other grave maladies. 

(Definition of “cystitis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)