Origin of adenitis
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Adenitis, or suppuration of the glands, has just been mentioned.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
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Adenitis takes place in the submaxillary, retro-maxillary, and sublingual glands of the affected side.
The glands do not suppurate, but the adenitis may remain as a chronic manifestation in scrofulous subjects.
The disease is then an adenitis, an inflammation of gland-tissue—tonsillitis per se.
Adenitis, ad-en-ī′tis, n. inflammation of the lymphatic glands.
- inflammation of a gland or lymph node
C19: New Latin, from adeno- + -itis
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- Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.
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