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lymphangitis

[ lim-fan-jahy-tis ]
/ 藢l瑟m f忙n藞d蕭a瑟 t瑟s /
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noun, plural lym路phan路git路i路des [lim-fan-jit-i-deez]. /藢l瑟m f忙n藞d蕭瑟t 瑟藢diz/. Pathology.
inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
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Also lym路phan路gi路i路tis [lim-fan-jee-ahy-tis, lim-fan-]. /l瑟m藢f忙n d蕭i藞a瑟 t瑟s, 藢l瑟m f忙n-/.

Origin of lymphangitis

First recorded in 1835鈥45; lymphang(i)- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis
/ (藢l瑟mf忙n藞d蕭a瑟t瑟s) /

noun plural -gitides (-藞d蕭瑟t瑟藢di藧z)
inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels

Derived forms of lymphangitis

lymphangitic (藢l瑟mf忙n藞d蕭瑟t瑟k), adjective

Word Origin for lymphangitis

C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis
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Medical definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis
[ l沫m鈥瞗膬n-j墨t沫s ]

n.
Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
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