peritonitis definition

  • noun:
    • swelling of peritoneum.
    • infection of this peritoneum, especially when brought on by an infectious organism introduced in to the abdominal cavity
    • swelling regarding the peritoneum.
    • infection for the peritoneum.
    • irritation of this peritoneum

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