Definition of typhlitic in US English:



  • See typhlitis

    • ‘Would the celebrated surgeons of half a century ago, who surely considered the opening of a typhlitic abscess as an heroic act, have admitted the possibility that a day will come when the normal parietal and visceral peritoneum could be exposed and manipulated with absolute impunity?’
    • ‘The ameboma is referred to as ‘pseudotumor,’ pseudocancer, Kartuli's amebic tumor, typhlitic or nonspecific granulomatous tumor, ligneous tumor, pseudotuberculoma or neoplastiform amebiasis.’
    • ‘These would be mutually regulated and thus react beneficially on the typhlitic tendency.’
    • ‘Especially is this true when it is a positive fact that all typhlitic and appendicular abscesses will open into the bowels if allowed to do so.’