Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A spreading inflammation of subcutaneous or connective tissue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An inflammation of subcutaneous or connective tissue caused by a bacterial infection

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inflammantion of the cellular or areolar tissue, esp. of that lying immediately beneath the skin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of cellular or connective tissue, especially in its looser forms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

Etymologies

cellul(e) + -itis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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