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lymphadenitis Line breaks: lymph|aden|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪmfadɪˈnʌɪtɪs/

Definition of lymphadenitis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the lymph nodes.
Example sentences
  • The case was diagnosed as visceral leishmaniasis with leishmania lymphadenitis and coexistent falciparum malaria.
  • The first type, which arises de novo in adults, is characterized by myocarditis, myositis, lymphadenitis, hepatitis, and chorioretinitis.
  • These reactions include large areas of erythema and extensive lymphadenopathy or lymphadenitis.


Late 19th century: from lymph- + Greek dēn 'gland' + -itis.

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