Definition of cellulitis in English:

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cellulitis

Pronunciation: /ˌselyəˈlīdəs/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue.
Example sentences
  • Some patients present with congestive heart failure, stroke or a severe localized infection such as pneumonia, cellulitis or septic arthritis.
  • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
  • Infections such as mastitis and cellulitis tend to be erythematous, tender, and warm to the touch; they may be more circumscribed if an abscess has formed.

Words that rhyme with cellulitis

appendicitis, arthritis, bronchitis, colitis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, dermatitis, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, gingivitis, hepatitis, laryngitis, lymphangitis, meningitis, nephritis, neuritis, osteoarthritis, pericarditis, peritonitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis

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Syllabification: cel·lu·li·tis

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