Definition of colitis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

colitis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəˈlaɪtɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlaɪtɪs//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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a disease that causes pain and swelling in the colon (= part of the bowels)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: colitis