lymphadenopathy

[ lim-fad-n-op-uh-thee, lim-fuh-dn- ]
/ lɪmˌfæd nˈɒp ə θi, ˌlɪm fə dn- /

noun, plural lym·phad·e·nop·a·thies.Pathology.

chronically swollen lymph nodes.

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Origin of lymphadenopathy

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

lymphadenopathy
/ (lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ, ˌlɪmfæd-) /

noun

a swelling of the lymph nodes, usually caused by inflammation associated with a viral infection such as rubella
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Medical definitions for lymphadenopathy

lymphadenopathy
[ lĭm-făd′n-ŏpə-thē, lĭm′fə-dn- ]

n.

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