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Definition of the noun abdominal actinomycosis
What does abdominal actinomycosis mean as a name of something?
- a serious form of actinomycosis that affects the abdomen
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by Robert Alan Lewis
abdominal actinomycosis. a form of the disease that sometimes occurs following appendicitis or any perforation of the large intestine or stomach, bovine actinomycosis (lumpy jaw; big jaw). a chronic infectious disease of cattle and swine that ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
abdominal actinomycosis. See actinomycosis. abdominal adhesion /abdom' inal/, an abnormal connection between the peritoneal surfaces of the abdominal cavity or the abdominal organs usually involving the intestines and potentially ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Abdominal Actinomycosis Abdominal diseases caused by infection of Actinomyces, e.g., A. israelii. (See also Actinomycosis.) Abdominalgia Abdominal pain. Abdominocentesis Surgical puncture of the abdominal wall for diagnostic purposes.
by Rebecca Sell,M.D.,Mikel Rothenberg,M.D.,Charles Chapman
and abdomen (abdominal actinomycosis ).
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)
Abdominal actinomycosis usually follows an acute inflammatory process in the stomach or intestines, such as appendicitis, diverticulum of the large bowel, or a perforation found in the groin or another area that drains exudate into the stomach.
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