periappendicitis

periappendicitis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(pĕr″ē-ă-pĕn″dĭ-sī′tĭs )

[″ + L. appendix, appendage, + Gr. itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the tissues surrounding the appendix secondary to either appendicitis or other intraperitoneal inflammatory process.

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