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hidradenitis

 [hi″drad-ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of the sweat glands.
hidradenitis suppurati´va a severe, chronic, recurrent pus-producing infection of the apocrine sweat glands.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hi·drad·e·ni·tis

(hī'drad-ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of the sweat glands.
Synonym(s): hydradenitis
[G. hidrōs, sweat, + adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hi·drad·e·ni·tis

(hī'drad-ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of the sweat glands.
[G. hidrōs, sweat, + adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hidradenitis

Inflammation of sweat glands.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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