lymphadenitis


lymph·ad·e·ni·tis

noun \ˌlim-ˌfa-də-ˈnī-təs\

Definition of LYMPHADENITIS

:  inflammation of lymph nodes

Origin of LYMPHADENITIS

New Latin, from lymphaden lymph gland, from lymph- + Greek adēn gland — more at aden-
First Known Use: 1860

lymph·ad·e·ni·tis

noun \ˌlim-ˌfad-ən-ˈīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LYMPHADENITIS

: inflammation of lymph nodes
lymph·ad·e·nit·ic \-ˈit-ik\ adjective

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