paratyphlitis

par·a·typh·li·tis

(par'ă-tif-lī'tis),
Inflammation of the connective tissue adjacent to the cecum.
[para- + G. typhlon, cecum, + -itis, inflammation]

paratyphlitis

[-tiflī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, para + typhlos blind, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the tissues around the cecum and vermiform appendix. Also called perityphlitis.

paratyphlitis

(păr″ă-tĭf-lī′tĭs) [″ + typhlos, blind, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the connective tissue close to the cecum.
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