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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Inflammation of that portion of the large intestine which extends from the cecum to the rectum.

Usage examples (37)
  • Ulcerative colitis is potentially curable if the colon is removed.
  • Next day saw a "real" doctor in town and he said it was colitis, which is what I thought in the first place.
  • If you are also feeling cramping and bleeding, it may be ulcerative colitis, which is the result of inflammation of the colon.
  • A man who had chronic sciatic back pain, and also ulcerative colitis, which is known to be autoimmune in nature, developed colon cancer. for more
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