Definitions

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

  • noun Inflammation of one or more lymph nodes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inflammation of a lymphatic gland.

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

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the lymphatic glands; -- called also lymphitis.

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  • noun Lymphadenopathy.

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

  • noun inflammation of lymph nodes

Etymologies

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

[lymph + aden(o)– + –itis.]

Examples

  • Each adult female worm, thin but more than 1/2 metre in length, produces millions of microfilariae (microscopic larvae) that migrate throughout the body and give rise to a variety of symptoms: serious visual impairment, including blindness; rashes, lesions, intense itching and depigmentation of the skin; lymphadenitis, which results in hanging groins and elephantiasis of the genitals; and general debilitation.

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  • Let me pick some items from some past issues: "A goat medicine cabinet" suggesting medications that should be kept on hand by those working with goats; announcement of an upcoming seminar on beekeeping; a discussion of Caseous lymphadenitis in goats; plans for a manure-heated brooder; a method for pasteurizing milk on a small scale; midwifery for shepherds; lambing supplies check list; design for a Zimbabwe fly trap.

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  • The trite phrase that "the tissues are bathed in lymph" should make clear the reason for the frequent occurrence of infectious lymphangitis and lymphadenitis.

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  • Cases of this kind invariably result in a septic lymphangitis, and frequently lymphadenitis also occurs, for the inguinal lymph glands are so situated that their becoming contaminated is almost certain.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis are transmitted by fecal-oral route and cause gastrointestinal syndromes, lymphadenitis, and septicemia

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  • [10] It is important that the reaction be treated specifically on diagnosis, as it could progress to neuritis, arthralgias, leukocytosis, lymphadenitis, iridocyclitis, orchitis, or nephritis.

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  • (often blindness), rashes, skin lesions, intense itching and de-pigmentation of the skin, and lymphadenitis.

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