hidradenitis suppurativa

[ sŭp′yə-rə-tīvə ]

n.

Inflammation of the apocrine sweat glands of the perianal, axillary, and genital areas, producing chronic abscesses or sinuses.

Nearby words

  1. hideyoshi,
  2. hideyoshi toyotomi,
  3. hiding,
  4. hidr-,
  5. hidradenitis,
  6. hidradenoma,
  7. hidro-,
  8. hidrocystoma,
  9. hidropoiesis,
  10. hidroschesis


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