folliculitis

[ fuh-lik-yuh-lahy-tis ]
/ fəˌlɪk yəˈlaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of hair follicles.

Origin of folliculitis

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

folliculitis

[ fə-lĭk′yə-lītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of a follicle, especially of a hair follicle.
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