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Medical Term:

pachyperitonitis

Pronunciation: pak'e-per'i-to-ni'tis

Definition: Obsolete term for inflammation of the peritoneum with thickening of the membrane.

Synonym(s): productive peritonitis

[pachy- + peritonitis]

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