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lymphangitis

[lim-fan-jahy-tis] /ˌlɪm fænˈdʒaɪ tɪs/
noun, plural lymphangitides
[lim-fan-jit-i-deez] /ˌlɪm fænˈdʒɪt ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
Also, lymphangiitis
[lim-fan-jee-ahy-tis, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈaɪ tɪs, ˌlɪm fæn-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of lymphangitis
1835-1845
1835-45; lymphang(i)- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for lymphangitis
Historical Examples
  • Consequently, lymphangitis may be considered as infectious and non-infectious.

    Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix
  • The appearance of the limb closely simulated an attack of lymphangitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The lymphatic cords and glands are found with all the lesions of lymphangitis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • Excessive suppuration, lymphangitis, and gangrene are causes of a fatal termination by exhaustion.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • Its spread is heralded by red lines of lymphangitis, ascending from a wound (infected), swelling of glands, and fever.

  • When greasy heels are complicated by lymphangitis we have a condition very much resembling that of farcy.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • When a wound becomes septic, red lines of lymphangitis are seen about it and there is enlargement of the related lymphatic glands.

  • The disease is usually ushered in with fever, and signs of lymphangitis in the part affected.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • In this particular instance it is demonstrated by the laminitis and lymphangitis of the previously sound limb.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • It may become purulent as a result of infection, and this may be the starting-point of lymphangitis or cellulitis.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for lymphangitis

lymphangitis

/ˌlɪmfænˈdʒaɪtɪs/
noun (pl) -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)
1.
inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
Derived Forms
lymphangitic (ˌlɪmfænˈdʒɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis
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lymphangitis in Medicine

lymphangitis lym·phan·gi·tis (lĭm'fān-jī'tĭs) or lym·phan·gi·i·tis (lĭm-fān'jē-ī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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