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folliculitis

[fuh-lik-yuh-lahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of hair follicles.
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Origin of folliculitis

1855–60; < Latin follicul(us) (see follicle) + -itis
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folliculitis in Medicine

folliculitis

(fə-lĭk′yə-lītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of a follicle, especially of a hair follicle.
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