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enteritis (n.)

"acute inflammation of the bowels," 1808, medical Latin, coined c. 1750 by French pathologist François-Boissier de la Croix de Sauvages (1706-1767), from enteron "intestine" (see enteric) + -itis "inflammation."

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Definitions of enteritis from WordNet

enteritis (n.)
inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea;
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