Medical Dictionary


noun whit·low \ˈhwit-(ˌ)lō, ˈwit-\

Medical Definition of WHITLOW

:  a deep usually suppurative inflammation of the finger or toe especially near the end or around the nail—called also felon; compare paronychia


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