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[ad-n-op-uh-thee] /ˌæd nˈɒp ə θi/
noun, Pathology.
enlargement or disease of the glands, especially the lymphatic glands:
a patient with prominent adenopathy.
See also lymphadenopathy.
Origin of adenopathy
First recorded in 1875-80; adeno- + -pathy
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adenopathic [ad-n-uh-path-ik] /ˌæd n əˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA), adjective Unabridged
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  • This adenopathy is marked, discrete and painful, the glands often exquisitely tender on pressure.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
British Dictionary definitions for adenopathy


noun (pathol)
enlargement of the lymph nodes
enlargement of a gland
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adenopathy in Medicine

adenopathy ad·e·nop·a·thy (ād'n-ŏp'ə-thē)
Swelling or abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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