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1.
Noun. Acute illness contracted by previously healthy individual who has been placed under arrest. A last ditch attempt to avoid being taken to jail. Symptoms normally relieve spontaneously upon being placed in an ambulance or ED room.
"We just arrested him for assault. The minute we put him in the car he complained of stomach pain. I'm pretty sure it's incarceritis".
by AngryJL December 05, 2007
 
2.
Finding out you are going to jail and suddenly becoming ill....requiring and ambulance.
Looks like Sally's case of incarceritis might keep her out of the holding cell for at least two hours.
by late147 January 24, 2010
 
3.
• The act of faking an illness to avoid being taken to jail.

• The inflammation of feeling related to not wanting to be arrested.

• The use of a lie to try to keep from being incarcerated.
That patient in room 4 isn't really sick, he just has incarceritis.

Did you see the EKG of that incarceritis chest pain patient? It's practically text-book perfect!
by Night.ER.Ninja July 26, 2014