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Pronunciation: en'ter-o-ko-li'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the mucous membrane of a greater or lesser extent of both small and large intestines.

Synonym(s): coloenteritis

[entero- + G. kolon, colon, + -itis, inflammation]

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