cheilitis

cheilitis

[kahy-lahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the lips.

Origin:
1835–45; cheil(o)- + -itis

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cheilitis chei·li·tis or chi·li·tis (kī-lī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the lips or of a lip, with redness and the production of fissures radiating from the angles of the mouth.

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