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[mass noun] Inflammation of the peritoneum, typically caused by bacterial infection either via the blood or after rupture of an abdominal organ.
- ‘The diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis heralds advanced liver disease.’
- ‘Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a common complication of cirrhosis, with high mortality.’
- ‘Patients who have cirrhosis with ascites are prone to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.’
- ‘In tuberculous peritonitis, the peritoneum is studded with multiple yellow-white tubercles.’
- ‘At one time or another, he indicated that he had high blood pressure, peritonitis, and gastritis.’
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