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Definition of "pancreatitis" [pancreatitis]

  • Inflammation of the pancreas. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pancreatitis" in a sentence
  • "One does not need to be "a medical doctor" to understand that a feature of pancreatitis is excruciating pain."
  • "What's exciting about these results is that patients with chronic pancreatitis, which is associated with the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, might one day be able to benefit from black cumin oil treatment, says Dr. Arafat."
  • ""The life span of the animals in these two studies was not affected by liraglutide treatment," she added. pancreatitis, which is not uncommon in diabetics."