mucositis

(myoo-koh-SY-tis)

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

Pronunciation of dictionary term "mucositis"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "mucositis"

Complicación producida por algunas terapias contra el cáncer en la que el revestimiento del aparato digestivo se inflama. Se observa a menudo en las llagas de la boca.