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adenitis

 [ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of a gland.
cervical adenitis a condition characterized by enlarged, inflamed, and tender lymph nodes of the neck; seen in certain infectious diseases of children, such as acute infections of the throat. Called also cervical lymphadenitis.
cervical adenitis, tuberculous tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis.

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]

adenitis

(ăd′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.

Adenitis

Inflammation of a gland. The term is not commonly used as a “stand-alone”, but rather as part of a larger word or with other root forms, as in lymphadenitis—the formal term for inflammation of a lymph node.

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]

adenitis

Inflammation of a LYMPH NODE or any GLAND. The usage, lymphadenitis, reflects the persistence of the effect of the earlier erroneous belief that lymph nodes were glands.

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]