lymphadenitis

[lim-fad-n-ahy-tis, lim-fuh-dn-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of a lymphatic gland.
Also called adenitis.


Origin:
1875–80; lymph- + aden- + -itis

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lymphadenitis (lɪmˌfædɪˈnaɪtɪs, ˌlɪmfæd-)
 
n
inflammation of a lymph node
 
[C19: New Latin. See lymph, adenitis]

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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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Lymphadenitis may occur after skin infections or other infections caused by bacteria such as streptococcus or staphylococcus.
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