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lymphadenitis

[lim-fad-n-ahy-tis, lim-fuh-dn-]
noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of a lymphatic gland.
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Origin of lymphadenitis

First recorded in 1875–80; lymph- + aden- + -itis
Also called adenitis.
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Examples from the Web for lymphadenitis

Historical Examples

  • The characters of the lymphadenitis vary with the nature of the irritant.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • Sometimes the lymphadenitis is of an acute character, and the tendency is towards the formation of an abscess.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • In uncomplicated diphtheritic laryngitis I expect no lymphadenitis.


British Dictionary definitions for lymphadenitis

lymphadenitis

noun
  1. inflammation of a lymph node
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Word Origin

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

lymphadenitis

(lĭm-făd′n-ītĭs, lĭm′fə-də-nī-)
n.
  1. Inflammation of one or more lymph nodes.
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