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cheilitis

[kahy-lahy-tis] /kaɪˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the lips.
Origin of cheilitis
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; cheil(o)- + -itis
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cheilitis in Medicine

cheilitis chei·li·tis or chi·li·tis (kī-lī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the lips or of a lip, with redness and the production of fissures radiating from the angles of the mouth.

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