Meaning of caecitis in English:


Pronunciation /sɪˈkʌɪtɪs/


(US cecitis)
mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the caecum.

    ‘Saccharomyces boulardii, a nonpathogenic yeast, was found to be effective in preventing clindamycin cecitis recurrence in an animal model.’
    • ‘Signs and symptoms of caecitis include a distended abdomen, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and tenderness, and diarrhea.’
    • ‘The infection leads to varying degrees of caecitis, the lesions of which are apparent in animals killed on or about the sixth day post-infection.’