Definition of ileitis in English:

ileitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the ileum.

    • ‘Advances in molecular techniques have by and large established the aetiology of regional ileitis (Crohn's disease) due to M. paratiibercnlosis, a species closely related to M. avium.’
    • ‘The ileitis in this disease is acute and subacute.’
    • ‘Ten percent of cases have backwash ileitis with involvement of the terminal ileum.’
    • ‘A woman patient of ours had had multiple operations on her bowel for ileitis and colitis induced by radiation.’
    • ‘Feeding hay to pigs is an aid for ileitis,’ Dan Wilson said.’

Pronunciation:

ileitis

/ˌilēˈīdəs/