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adenitis

[ ad-n-ahy-tis ]
/ ˌæd nˈaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

lymphadenitis.

Nearby words

adeni, adeniform, adenine, adenine deoxyribonucleotide, adenine nucleotide, adenitis, adenization, adeno-, adenoacanthoma, adenoameloblastoma, adenoblast

Origin of adenitis

First recorded in 1840–50; aden- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for adenitis

adenitis

/ (ˌædəˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of a gland or lymph node

Word Origin for adenitis

C19: New Latin, from adeno- + -itis
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Medicine definitions for adenitis

adenitis

[ ăd′n-ītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.
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