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lymphadenopathy

Definitions

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

  • n. A chronic, abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes, usually associated with disease.

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  • n. An abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes

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

  • n. chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

Etymologies

lymph + adeno- + -pathy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • We named this newly isolated virus lymphadenopathy associated virus (LAV).

    Françoise Barré-Sinoussi - Autobiography

  • We therefore decided to use a lymph node biopsy from a patient with generalised lymphadenopathy.

    Françoise Barré-Sinoussi - Autobiography

  • We checked patients with lymphadenopathy (swollen glands), big livers and palpable spleens.

    Dr. Elaine Schattner: The Physical Exam Provides More Than Emotional Value

  • I give you fever, muscle ache and lymphadenopathy.

    Parvovirus B19

  • The EMR-generated report I received dutifully reported a full mental status was normal, that the extra-ocular movements were intact, the pupils equal, round and reactive to light, the oropharynx was benign, the dentition in good repair, that the neck was free of lymphadenopathy, jugular venous distention, bruit or goiter and that the trachea was midline....

    It Happened Again!

  • Other clinical signs which emerge include tachycardia (fast heart rate), lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes), and a petechial rash (a rash caused by bleeding into the skin), both on internal mucosal surfaces, such as in the mouth and throat, and on the skin.

    Chapter 2

  • The baboons became infected with the virus and four of the baboons developed lymphadenopathy and three of the animals exhibited CD4 T-cell loss within nineteen to twenty-four months after inoculation.

    'The AIDS Heresy': Another Exchange

  • Icteries, an enlarged liver or lymphadenopathy, may also be seen pp.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • There are other causes of peripheral lymphadenopathy, including bacterial and fungal infections, though these dogs usually have other signs relating to the infections.

    The Seattle Times

  • I suspect Martha had seen and/or felt these nodes on Bailey as they were enlarged, a condition we term peripheral lymphadenopathy.

    The Seattle Times

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