hidradenitis

noun
hi·​drad·​e·​ni·​tis | \ hi-ˌdrad-ᵊn-ˈīt-əs How to pronounce hidradenitis (audio) , ˌhī- How to pronounce hidradenitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of hidradenitis

: inflammation of a sweat gland

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“Hidradenitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hidradenitis. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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