Definition of perityphlitis in US English:

perityphlitis

noun

Medicine
historical
  • Inflammation of tissue in the vicinity of the caecum.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Perityphlitis from peri- + Hellenistic Greek τυϕλόν caecum + German -itis.

Pronunciation

perityphlitis

/ˌpɛrɪtɪfˈlʌɪtɪs/