peritonitis deformans


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per·i·to·ni·tis de·for·mans

a chronic peritonitis in which thickening of the membrane and contracting adhesions shortens the mesentery and causes kinking and retraction of the intestines.

peritonitis deformans

Chronic peritonitis with a thickened membrane and adhesions that contract and cause retraction of the intestines.
See also: peritonitis