lymphadenitis

noun
lymph·​ad·​e·​ni·​tis | \ ˌlim-ˌfa-də-ˈnī-təs How to pronounce lymphadenitis (audio) \

Definition of lymphadenitis

: inflammation of lymph nodes

First Known Use of lymphadenitis

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lymphadenitis

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

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“Lymphadenitis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphadenitis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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lymphadenitis

noun
lymph·​ad·​e·​ni·​tis | \ ˌlim-ˌfad-ᵊn-ˈīt-əs How to pronounce lymphadenitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of lymphadenitis

: inflammation of lymph nodes

Other Words from lymphadenitis

lymphadenitic \ -​ˈit-​ik How to pronounce lymphadenitic (audio) \ adjective

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