Definition of Mucositis

1. Noun. A complication of some cancer therapies in which the lining of the digestive system becomes inflamed. Often seen as sores in the mouth. ¹



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Medical Definition of Mucositis

1. Inflammation of a mucous membrane. Oral mucositis is a common complication of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucositis

mucosal
mucosal disease
mucosal disease virus
mucosal folds of gallbladder
mucosal graft
mucosal relief radiography
mucosal tunics
mucosanguineous
mucosas
mucose
mucosectomy
mucoserous
mucoserous cells
mucositides
mucosities
mucositis (current term)
mucosity
mucostatic
mucotomy
mucous
mucous cast
mucous cell
mucous colitis
mucous connective tissue
mucous cyst
mucous diarrhoea
mucous gland
mucous glands of auditory tube
mucous membrane of tympanic cavity

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