inflammation of the cecum
Origin of typhlitisModern Latin from Classical Greek typhlon, cecum from typhlos, blind, closed ( from Indo-European an unverified form dhubh-, cloudy, dark from base an unverified form dheu-, to be turbid from source dull) + Modern Latin -itis, -itis
Inflammation of the cecum of the large intestine. Also called cecitis .
Origin of typhlitisGreek tuphlon cecum from neuter of tuphlos blind -itis
- (medicine) inflammation of the blind gut