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appendicitis 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əˌpendəˈsītis/,
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A serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful,
  1. A serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful


  1. inflammation of the vermiform appendix
  2. inflammation and reddening of the appendix caused by infection, scarring, or blockage.
  3. Infection of the appendix. The wall of the appendix can weaken and rupture, resulting in spillage of bowel contents into the abdominal cavity. This condition can be life-threatening, and can also result in extensive adhesions (scar tissue) forming in the abdomen and pelvis.
  4. inflammation of the appendix, usually severe, which if not dealt with leads to a break and infection (peritonitis). The most common symptom is constant pain in the right lower part of the belly. To help the pain, the patient keeps the knees bent. ...