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mastitis

[ ma-stahy-tis ]
/ mæˈstaɪ tɪs /
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noun

Pathology. inflammation of the breast.
Veterinary Pathology. inflammation of the udder, especially of cows; garget.

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Origin of mastitis

First recorded in 1835–45; mast- + -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM mastitis

ma·stit·ic [ma-stit-ik], /mæˈstɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mastitis

mastitis
/ (mæˈstaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of a breast or an udder
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Medical definitions for mastitis

mastitis
[ mă-stītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the breast.mammitis mastadenitis
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