Definition of Lymphadenitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of lymph nodes.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Lymphadenitis

1. n. Inflammation of the lymphatic glands; -- called also lymphitis.

Definition of Lymphadenitis

1. Noun. Lymphadenopathy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lymphadenitis

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Medical Definition of Lymphadenitis

1. Inflammation of lymph nodes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymphadenitis

lymph nodes of elbow
lymph nodule
lymph sacs
lymph sinus
lymph space
lymph varix
lymph vessel
lymph vessels
lymphad
lymphaden
lymphadenectomies
lymphadenectomy
lymphadenites
lymphadenitides
lymphadenitis (current term)
lymphadenitises
lymphadeno-
lymphadenography
lymphadenoid
lymphadenoid goiter
lymphadenoma
lymphadenomatosis
lymphadenopathic
lymphadenopathies
lymphadenopathy
lymphadenosis
lymphadenovarix
lymphads

Literary usage of Lymphadenitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles and Practice of Physical Diagnosis by John C. Da Costa (1919)
"Simple lymphadenitis, with engorgement and edematous swelling of the glands, ... Suppurative lymphadenitis is generally of tuberculous origin, ..."

2. Oral Abscesses by Kurt Hermann Thoma (1916)
"We ACUTE Acute lymphadenitis usually occurs in CERVICAL LYM-connection with ... Etiology : Acute lymphadenitis is usually secondary to a septic infection. ..."

3. The Practice of surgery by James Gregory Mumford (1914)
"Chronic lymphadenitis may develop out of an acute lymphadenitis, ... I have already discussed tuberculous lymphadenitis of the neck in Chapter XXII, ..."

4. The Diseases of infancy and childhood by Henry Koplik (1918)
"The treatment of acute lymphadenitis is at first abortive. ... Chronic lymphadenitis.—Chronic or subacute enlargement of the lymph nodes in children may be ..."

5. A Text-book of the Diseases of Women by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1897)
"The inflammation may extend from any part of the genital tract into the broad ligament and the peritoneum, causing lymphangitis, lymphadenitis, cellulitis, ..."

6. A Manual of the practice of medicine by George Roe Lockwood (1895)
"lymphadenitis. Simple lymphadenitis follows inflammations of the lungs or the ... Suppurative lymphadenitis may follow simple or tubercular inflammation of ..."

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