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lymphadenitis

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noun lymph·ad·e·ni·tis \ˌlim-ˌfa-də-ˈnī-təs\

Definition of lymphadenitis

  1. :  inflammation of lymph nodes



Origin and Etymology of lymphadenitis

New Latin, from lymphaden lymph gland, from lymph- + Greek adēn gland — more at aden-


First Known Use: 1860


Medical Dictionary

lymphadenitis

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noun lymph·ad·e·ni·tis \ˌlim-ˌfad-ən-ˈīt-əs\

Medical Definition of lymphadenitis

  1. :  inflammation of lymph nodes

lymphadenitic

\-ˈit-ik\play adjective



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