noun, plural lym·phan·git·i·des [lim-fan-jit-i-deez] /ˌlɪm fænˈdʒɪt ɪˌdiz/. Pathology.

inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.

Also lym·phan·gi·i·tis [lim-fan-jee-ahy-tis, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈaɪ tɪs, ˌlɪm fæn-/.

Origin of lymphangitis

First recorded in 1835–45; lymphang(i)- + -itis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)

inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
Derived Formslymphangitic (ˌlɪmfænˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for lymphangitis

C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis
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lymphangitis in Medicine




Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
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