perihepatitis

Inflammation of the serous, or peritoneal, covering of the liver. SYN: hepatic capsulitis, hepatitis externa, hepatoperitonitis. [peri- + G. hepar, liver, + -itis, inflammation]

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peri·hep·a·ti·tis -.hep-ə-'tīt-əs n, pl -tit·i·des -'tit-ə-.dēz inflammation of the peritoneal capsule of the liver

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n.
inflammation of the membrane covering the liver. It is usually associated with abnormalities of the liver (including liver abscess, cirrhosis, tuberculosis) or in chronic peritonitis.

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peri·hep·a·ti·tis (per″e-hep″ə-tiґtis) [peri- + hepat- + -itis] inflammation of the peritoneal capsule of the liver and of the tissues around the liver.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • perihepatitis — |perə+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from peri + hepatitis : inflammation of the peritoneal capsule of the liver * * * perihepatitis / hep ə tīˈtis/ noun (medicine) Inflammation of the peritoneum covering the liver • • • Main Entry: ↑perihepatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perihepatitis — Peri|hepati̱tis [zu ↑peri... u. ↑Hepar] w; , ...iti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...i̱tides): Entzündung der peritonealen Leberkapsel …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Perihepatitis — Pe|ri|he|pa|ti|tis die; , ...itiden <zu ↑peri... u. ↑Hepatitis> Entzündung des Bauchfellüberzuges der Leber (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • perihepatitis — peri·hepatitis …   English syllables

  • perihepatitis — n. inflammation of the membrane covering the liver. It is usually associated with abnormalities of the liver (including liver abscess, cirrhosis, tuberculosis) or in chronic peritonitis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Perihepatitis — Pe|ri|he|pa|ti|tis, die; , ...itiden (Medizin Entzündung des Bauchfellüberzuges der Leber) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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