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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.
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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 forms of lymphangitis

lymphangitic (ˌlɪmfænˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for lymphangitis

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

lymphangitis
[ lĭm′făn-jītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
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