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-

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about lymphadenitis

Statistics for lymphadenitis

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for lymphadenitis

The first known use of lymphadenitis was in 1860

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for lymphadenitis

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

Comments on lymphadenitis

What made you want to look up lymphadenitis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to mark by some ceremony or observation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!