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lymphadenopathy

[ lim-fad-n-op-uh-thee, lim-fuh-dn- ]
/ l瑟m藢f忙d n藞蓲p 蓹 胃i, 藢l瑟m f蓹 dn- /
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noun, plural lym路phad路e路nop路a路thies.Pathology.
chronically swollen lymph nodes.
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Origin of lymphadenopathy

First recorded in 1915鈥20; lymph- + adeno- + -pathy
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphadenopathy

lymphadenopathy
/ (l瑟m藢f忙d瑟藞n蓲p蓹胃瑟, 藢l瑟mf忙d-) /

noun
a swelling of the lymph nodes, usually caused by inflammation associated with a viral infection such as rubella
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for lymphadenopathy

lymphadenopathy
[ l沫m-f膬d鈥瞡-艔p蓹-th膿, l沫m鈥瞗蓹-dn- ]

n.
A chronic, abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes, usually associated with disease.
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