lymphangitis

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

inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.

Nearby words

  1. lymphangioma,
  2. lymphangiophlebitis,
  3. lymphangioplasty,
  4. lymphangiosarcoma,
  5. lymphangiotomy,
  6. lymphapheresis,
  7. lymphatic,
  8. lymphatic corpuscle,
  9. lymphatic duct,
  10. lymphatic leukemia

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

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British Dictionary definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis

/ (ˌlɪmfænˈdʒaɪtɪs) /

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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Medicine definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis

[ lĭm′făn-jītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.

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