Definition of cecitis in US English:

cecitis

(British caecitis)

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the cecum.

    • ‘Saccharomyces boulardii, a nonpathogenic yeast, was found to be effective in preventing clindamycin cecitis recurrence in an animal model.’
    • ‘The infection leads to varying degrees of caecitis, the lesions of which are apparent in animals killed on or about the sixth day post-infection.’
    • ‘Signs and symptoms of caecitis include a distended abdomen, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and tenderness, and diarrhea.’

Pronunciation

cecitis

/ˌsēˈkīdəs/