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mastitis

[ma-stahy-tis] /mæˈstaɪ tɪs/
noun
1.
Pathology. inflammation of the breast.
2.
Veterinary Pathology. inflammation of the udder, especially of cows; garget.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; mast- + -itis
Related forms
mastitic
[ma-stit-ik] /mæˈstɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mastitis

mastitis

/mæˈstaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of a breast or an udder
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Word Origin and History for mastitis
n.

1842, medical Latin, from Greek mastos (see masto-) + -itis.

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mastitis in Medicine

mastitis mas·ti·tis (mā-stī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the breast. Also called mammitis, mastadenitis.

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