Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of a gland, especially of a lymphatic gland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Glandular inflammation.

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  • noun medicine, pathology Glandular inflammation.

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  • noun inflammation of a gland or lymph node

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀδήν (adēn) + -itis.

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