regional enteritis(redirected from Crohn, Burrill Bernard)
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regional enteritis[′rēj·ən·əl ‚ent·ə′rīd·əs]
Inflammation of isolated segments of the small intestine, with involved parts becoming thick-walled and rigid. Also known as regional enterocolitis; regional ileitis.
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