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enteritis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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enteritisen‧te‧ri‧tis /ˌentəˈraɪtɪs/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa painful infection in your intestines
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enteritisAt necropsy the carcass has a dehydrated appearance and there is an enteritis in the ileum.This results in a catarrhal enteritis with impairment of digestion and absorption.Mycobacterium paratuberculosis is the causative agent of Johne's disease, a chronic enteritis in ruminants and in other animals.The breed is prone to occasional stomach troubles and bouts of enteritis so a good-quality diet is essential.Wehave shown for the first time that small intestinal and whole gut transit is faster in patients with chronic radiation enteritis.Chronic radiation enteritis is now recognised as a frequent and clinically important sequel of abdominal and pelvic irradiation treatment for malignant disease.However, in some tropical and subtropical areas, some species are responsible for severe enteritis in calves.
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