pseudomembranous

pseu·do·mem·bra·nous -'mem-brə-nəs adj characterized by the presence or formation of a false membrane <\pseudomembranous colitis>

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  • pseudomembranous — adjective Characterized by the presence of a pseudomembrane …   Wiktionary

  • pseudomembranous — adj. pertaining to a false membrane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pseudomembranous — pseu·do·membranous …   English syllables

  • pseudomembranous — adjective see pseudomembrane …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudomembranous enteritis — pseudomembranous enterocolitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Pseudomembranous colitis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Pseudomembranous colitis ICD10 = ICD10|A|04|7|a|00 | ICD9 = ICD9|008.45 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000259 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1942 DiseasesDB = 2820 MeshID = D004761 Pseudomembranous… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudomembranous enterocolitis — an acute type with formation of pseudomembranous plaques that overlie superficial ulcerations and pass out in the feces; it may result from shock, ischemia, or aftereffects of antibiotic therapy (see antibiotic associated e.). Called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pseudomembranous colitis — Severe inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. Pseudomembranous colitis is characterized by pus and blood in the stool and often caused by antibiotics. * * * see Clostridium * * * see under enterocolitis …   Medical dictionary

  • pseudomembranous angina — necrotizing ulcerative gingivostomatitis …   Medical dictionary

  • pseudomembranous conjunctivitis — a type of conjunctivitis that resembles membranous conjunctivitis except that the membrane can be removed without traumatizing the epithelium; also, in addition to being caused by bacterial infections, this type is sometimes caused by toxic and… …   Medical dictionary


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