Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, inflammation of a finger or toe.

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  • noun (Med.) An inflammatory affection of the fingers.

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  • noun medicine Inflammation of an entire digit (a finger or toe).

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • After a thorough history and physical exam, it was noted that our patient had developed signs of axial disease along with dactylitis and overall that he had been insidiously developing an undifferentiated spondyloarthopathy after allogeneic stem cell transplantation.

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