enteritis enteritis


  • (n) inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea


  1. They died of acute gastro enteritis and nephritis.
  2. Arizona's remarkable categories of death: Infant and maternal mortality, tuberculosis, diphtheria, typhoid and paratyphoid fevers, diarrhea and enteritis, motor accidents.
  3. His heredity predisposed him to tuberculosis and alcoholism while enteritis, syphilis, weak eyes were potential added maladies.


  1. "We cannot look for excuses, even though there was gastro-enteritis in the camp," Corry told the Guardian. "It was a bug, not food poisoning, and Matt Dawson was particularly ill. But we are not hiding behind it."
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Martin Corry Source: BBC News

  2. "This is a very common form of gastro-enteritis," Dr Smyth said. "Anyone suffering these symptoms should absolutely not go anywhere near a hospital. If you have it, stay in your bedroom and maintain thorough and regular hand-washing. Wait 48...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Smyth Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. "I was in the Philippines supposedly relaxing for this week's event but I've been sick quite a lot with gastro-enteritis," said Dougherty, who spent three hours in a Shenzhen hospital.
    on Nov 23, 2005 By: Nick Dougherty Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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