Definition of Nodosity

1. n. The quality of being knotty or nodose; resemblance to a node or swelling; knottiness.

Definition of Nodosity

1. Noun. A knotty swelling ¹

2. Noun. The state of being nodose ¹

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Definition of Nodosity

1. the state of being nodose [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Nodosity

1. 1. A node; a knoblike or knotty swelling. 2. The condition of being nodose. Synonym: nodositas. Origin: L. Nodositas (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nodosity

nodi lymphatici vesicales laterales
nodi retropylorici
nodi subpylorici
nodi viscerales
nodose ganglion
nodose rheumatism
nodosity (current term)
nodoventricular fibres
nodular amyloidosis
nodular arteriosclerosis
nodular disease
nodular episcleritis
nodular fasciitis
nodular headache
nodular hidradenoma
nodular histiocytic lymphoma
nodular hyperplasia of prostate

Literary usage of Nodosity

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"... Part Pint, being, 1. A Clinical History of the Acute Rheumatism. 2. A Clinical History of the nodosity ..."

2. Monthly Abstract of Medical Science: A Digest of Medicine and the Collateral (1879)
"Thirty-three cases of that form of rheumatoid arthritis, which lias been called by Haygarth " nodosity of the Joints," und by ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1886)
"A small painful nodosity was felt just below the metacarpo-phalangeal joint. As there was no doubt that this nodosity was the cause of the affection, ..."

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