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adenitis

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noun ad·e·ni·tis \ˌa-də-ˈnī-təs\

Definition of adenitis

  1. :  inflammation of a gland; especially :  lymphadenitis



Origin of adenitis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1848


Medical Dictionary

adenitis

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noun ad·e·ni·tis \ˌad-ən-ˈīt-əs\

Medical Definition of adenitis

  1. :  inflammation of a gland; especially :  lymphadenitis




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