lymphadenopathy

noun lymph·ade·nop·a·thy \ ˌlim-ˌfa-də-ˈnä-pə-thē \

Definition of lymphadenopathy

plural lymphadenopathies
: abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes

First Known Use of lymphadenopathy

1920

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lymphadenopathy

noun lymph·ad·e·nop·a·thy \ ˌlim-ˌfad-ᵊn-ˈäp-ə-thē \

medical Definition of lymphadenopathy

plural lymphadenopathies
: abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes

lymphadenopathic

play \ˌlim-ˌfad-ᵊn-ō-ˈpath-ik\ adjective

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