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lymphangitis

[lim-fan-jahy-tis]
noun, plural lym·phan·git·i·des [lim-fan-jit-i-deez] /ˌlɪm fænˈdʒɪt ɪˌdiz/. Pathology.
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for lymphangitis

Historical Examples of lymphangitis

  • Consequently, lymphangitis may be considered as infectious and non-infectious.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix

  • The appearance of the limb closely simulated an attack of lymphangitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

    Harry Caulton Reeks

  • The lymphatic cords and glands are found with all the lesions of lymphangitis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • Excessive suppuration, lymphangitis, and gangrene are causes of a fatal termination by exhaustion.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • When greasy heels are complicated by lymphangitis we have a condition very much resembling that of farcy.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture


British Dictionary definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis

noun plural -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)
  1. inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
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Derived Formslymphangitic (ˌlɪmfænˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for lymphangitis

C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

lymphangitis in Medicine

lymphangitis

(lĭm′făn-jītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
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