Crohn’s & Colitis Glossary
A collection of pus (dead white blood cells) formed by an infection.
Your body’s process of taking nutrients from the digestive system into the blood so they can be used elsewhere in the body.
Taking medication(s) as prescribed by a healthcare professional.
Medications that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid and help reduce inflammation in the lining of the intestine.
Medications that treat infections and slow down the growth of bacteria.