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lymphadenitis

[lim-fad-n-ahy-tis, lim-fuh-dn-] /lɪmˌfæd nˈaɪ tɪs, ˌlɪm fə dn-/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of a lymphatic gland.
Also called adenitis.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; lymph- + aden- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for lymph-adenitis

lymphadenitis

/lɪmˌfædɪˈnaɪtɪs; ˌlɪmfæd-/
noun
1.
inflammation of a lymph node
Word Origin
C19: New Latin. See lymph, adenitis
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lymph-adenitis in Medicine

lymphadenitis lym·phad·e·ni·tis (lĭm-fād'n-ī'tĭs, lĭm'fə-də-nī'-)
n.
Inflammation of one or more lymph nodes.

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