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radiculitis

[ ra-dik-yuh-lahy-tis ]
/ ræˌdɪk yəˈlaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of a spinal nerve root.

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Origin of radiculitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1905–10; see origin at radicle, -itis
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Medical definitions for radiculitis

radiculitis
[ rə-dĭk′yə-lītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the intradural portion of a spinal nerve root prior to its entrance into the intervertebral foramen.
Inflammation of the portion of a spinal nerve root between the intervertebral foramen and the nerve plexus.
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