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[ra-dik-yuh-lahy-tis] /ræˌdɪk yəˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology.
inflammation of a spinal nerve root.
Origin of radiculitis
From New Latin, dating back to 1905-10; See origin at radicle, -itis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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radiculitis in Medicine

radiculitis ra·dic·u·li·tis (rə-dĭk'yə-lī'tĭs)

  1. Inflammation of the intradural portion of a spinal nerve root prior to its entrance into the intervertebral foramen.

  2. Inflammation of the portion of a spinal nerve root between the intervertebral foramen and the nerve plexus.

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