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folliculitis

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noun fol·lic·u·li·tis \fə-ˌli-kyə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of folliculitis

  1. :  inflammation of one or more follicles especially of the hair



Origin and Etymology of folliculitis

New Latin, from folliculus + -itis


First Known Use: circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

folliculitis

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noun fol·lic·u·li·tis \fə-ˌlik-yə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of folliculitis

  1. :  inflammation of one or more follicles especially of the hair




Learn More about folliculitis

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of folliculitis


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