noun. ['əˌpɛnˌdɪˈsaɪtɪz'] inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
- achromatic color
- -itis (English)
- appendix (English)
- appendix (Latin)
Example sentences of the word appendicitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Because you do not eat popcorn kernels, it is not likely that popcorn will cause appendicitis 1.
2. Verb, base form
A piece of popcorn that has not been chewed thoroughly might also cause a blockage that leads to appendicitis 1.
3. Verb, past participle
If you suspect that you have appendicitis or a burst appendix, seek emergency medical attention immediately.