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noun Pathology.
  1. enlargement or disease of the glands, especially the lymphatic glands: a patient with prominent adenopathy.See also lymphadenopathy.
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Origin of adenopathy

First recorded in 1875–80; adeno- + -pathy
Related formsad·e·no·path·ic [ad-n-uh-path-ik] /ˌæd n əˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adenopathies'


noun pathol
  1. enlargement of the lymph nodes
  2. enlargement of a gland
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adenopathies' in Medicine


  1. Swelling or abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes.
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