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appendicitis (s) (noun); appendicitises, appendicitides (pl)
Inflammation of the appendix, the small worm-like projection from the first part of the colon.

Appendicitis usually involves infection of the appendix by bacteria that invade it and infect the wall of the appendix. Appendicitis can progress to produce an abscess (a pocket of pus) and even peritonitis (inflammation of the lining of the abdomen and pelvis).

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