mastitis

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noun mas·ti·tis \ma-ˈstī-təs\

Definition of mastitis

plural

mastitides

play \-ˈsti-tə-ˌdēz\
  1. :  inflammation of the breast or udder usually caused by infection

mastitic

play \-ˈsti-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mastitis

New Latin, from Greek mastos breast


First Known Use: circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

mastitis

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noun mas·ti·tis \ma-ˈstīt-əs\

Medical Definition of mastitis

plural

mastititides

\-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\play
  1. :  inflammation of the mammary gland or udder usually caused by infection—called also mammitis; see blue bag, bovine mastitis, garget, summer mastitis


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