adenitis

noun
ad·​e·​ni·​tis | \ ˌa-də-ˈnī-təs How to pronounce adenitis (audio) \

Definition of adenitis

: inflammation of a gland especially : lymphadenitis

First Known Use of adenitis

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adenitis

borrowed from New Latin, from Greek aden-, adḗn "gland" + New Latin -itis -itis — more at aden-

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“Adenitis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adenitis. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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adenitis

noun
ad·​e·​ni·​tis | \ ˌad-ᵊn-ˈīt-əs How to pronounce adenitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of adenitis

: inflammation of a gland especially : lymphadenitis

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