peritonitis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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peritonitisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌper.ɪ.təˈnaɪ.tɪs/  us   /-t̬əˈnaɪ.t̬ɪs/ specialized
a ​seriousmedicalcondition in which the inside ​wall of the abdomen (= ​lowerpart of the ​bodycontaining the ​stomach and other ​organs)becomes very ​sore and ​larger than ​itsusualsize, ​especially because of ​infection
(Definition of peritonitis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peritonitis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 腹膜炎…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腹膜炎…
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