lymphadenopathy

noun

lymph·​ade·​nop·​a·​thy ˌlim-ˌfa-də-ˈnä-pə-thē How to pronounce lymphadenopathy (audio)
plural lymphadenopathies
: abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes

Examples of lymphadenopathy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is known as generalized lymphadenopathy, which can happen with inflammatory or infectious diseases.9 Still, there are only case studies indicating the possibility of swollen lymph nodes in other or multiple places at the same time with a COVID infection. Korin Miller, Health, 25 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lymphadenopathy was in 1920

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“Lymphadenopathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphadenopathy. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

lymphadenopathy

noun
lymph·​ad·​e·​nop·​a·​thy ˌlim-ˌfad-ᵊn-ˈäp-ə-thē How to pronounce lymphadenopathy (audio)
plural lymphadenopathies
: abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes
lymphadenopathic adjective
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