folliculitis


fol·lic·u·li·tis

noun \fə-ˌli-kyə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of FOLLICULITIS

:  inflammation of one or more follicles especially of the hair

Origin of FOLLICULITIS

New Latin, from folliculus + -itis
First Known Use: circa 1860

fol·lic·u·li·tis

noun \fə-ˌlik-yə-ˈlīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FOLLICULITIS

: inflammation of one or more follicles especially of the hair

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