[lim-fad-n-ahy-tis, lim-fuh-dn-]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of a lymphatic gland.

Origin of lymphadenitis

First recorded in 1875–80; lymph- + aden- + -itis
Also called adenitis. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for lymphadenitis



inflammation of a lymph node

Word Origin for lymphadenitis

C19: New Latin. See lymph, adenitis
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lymphadenitis in Medicine


[lĭm-făd′n-ītĭs, lĭm′fə-də-nī-]


Inflammation of one or more lymph nodes.
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