Definition of Mastitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of a breast (or udder).

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Mastitis

1. n. Inflammation of the breast.

Definition of Mastitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of a breast. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mastitis

1. inflammation of the breast [n -TITIDES] : MASTITIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Mastitis

1. Inflammation of the mammary gland or breast. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mastitis

mastigophoran
mastigophorans
mastigophore
mastigophoric
mastigopod
mastigopoda
mastigopods
mastigote
mastigure
mastigures
mastika
mastikas
masting
mastitic
mastitides
mastitis (current term)
mastitis neonatorum
mastix
mastixes
mastless
mastlike
mastman
mastmen
masto-
masto-occipital
mastocarcinoma
mastoccipital
mastocyotosis
mastocyte
mastocytogenesis

Literary usage of Mastitis

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

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Further experimental work on mastitis in goats by these authors was principally concerned with the study of immunity. Smith and Pattison (1954) studied the ..."

2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"It was found that on a number of farms supplying milk to Dairy X, sore throat occurred in the milkers, and mastitis appeared in the cows; in some instances ..."

3. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"In America it does not appear to have been studied independently of the infectious form of mastitis described on page 25. The epizootic mastitis ..."

4. Milk by Paul Gustav Heinemann (1919)
"mastitis may be caused by several kinds of bacteria, but streptococci are by ... By this means mastitis streptococci are disseminated through the air and by ..."

5. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1891)
"He proved that the infectious forms of mastitis are due to several and ... A cow suffering from mastitis was slaughtered, and cultures made from the ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1904)
"A scries of cases of mastitis is described just as they emerged in the course of ... After examining fourteen cases of mastitis it was found necessary to ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Acute mastitis is most common in the early puer- perium. Mild mastitis may follow automobile riding, if the breasts art not well protected (colloquially ..."

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