adenitis

[ad-n-ahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. adeni,
  2. adeniform,
  3. adenine,
  4. adenine deoxyribonucleotide,
  5. adenine nucleotide,
  6. adenization,
  7. adeno-,
  8. adenoacanthoma,
  9. adenoameloblastoma,
  10. adenoblast

Origin of adenitis

First recorded in 1840–50; aden- + -itis

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British Dictionary definitions for adenitis

adenitis

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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