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Definition of Pseudomembranous colitis

Pseudomembranous colitis: Severe inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. Pseudomembranous colitis is characterized by pus and blood in the stool and often caused by antibiotics.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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