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adenitis

[ad-n-ahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. lymphadenitis.
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Origin of adenitis

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

adenitis

noun
  1. inflammation of a gland or lymph node
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Word Origin

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

adenitis

(ăd′n-ītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.
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