lymphadenopathy

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lymphadenopathy

[lim-fad-n-op-uh-thee, lim-fuh-dn-]
noun, plural lymphadenopathies. Pathology.
chronically swollen lymph nodes.

Origin:
1915–20; lymph- + adeno- + -pathy

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lymphadenopathy (lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ, ˌlɪmfæd-)
 
n
a swelling of the lymph nodes, usually caused by inflammation associated with a viral infection such as rubella

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lymphadenopathy
1920, from lymph + adenopathy.
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lymphadenopathy lym·phad·e·nop·a·thy (lĭm-fād'n-ŏp'ə-thē, lĭm'fə-dn-)
n.
A chronic, abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes, usually associated with disease.

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Approach to the patient with lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly.
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