mastitis

[ma-stahy-tis]
noun
  1. Pathology. inflammation of the breast.
  2. Veterinary Pathology. inflammation of the udder, especially of cows; garget.

Origin of mastitis

First recorded in 1835–45; mast- + -itis
Related formsma·stit·ic [ma-stit-ik] /mæˈstɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mastitic

mastitis

noun
  1. inflammation of a breast or an udder
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Word Origin and History for mastitic

mastitis

n.

1842, medical Latin, from Greek mastos (see masto-) + -itis.

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mastitic in Medicine

mastitis

[mă-stītĭs]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the breast.mammitis mastadenitis
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