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ileitis

ileitis (ili-I-tis) n. inflammation of the ileum. It may be caused by Crohn's disease, tuberculosis, the bacterium Yersinia enterocolitica, or typhoid or it may occur in association with ulcerative colitis.

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ileitis

ileitis Inflammation of the ileum. See gastro‐intestinal tract.

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