ileitis

(redirected from terminal ileitis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial.

ileitis

[‚il·ē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the ileum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is a diagnosis of exclusion,[13,14] and the physician must also consider terminal ileitis (even in the absence of diarrhea), Meckel's diverticulitis, cecal adenocarcinoma causing intermittent obstruction of the appendiceal orifice, or a primary appendiceal neoplasm.