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Definition of the noun adenitis

What does adenitis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adenitises

  1. inflammation of a gland or lymph node
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

Alternative definition of the noun adenitis


  1. [context: symptom, pathology] Glandular inflammation.

Phrases with adenitis

  1. Streptococcus adenitis
  2. species Streptococcus adenitis

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Google previewRadiological Imaging of the Digestive Tract in Infants and Children (2007)

by Annick S. Devos, A.L. Baert, Johan G. Blickman

Mesenteric Lymphadenitis Mesenteric adenitis is a consequence of an ...

Google previewEmergency Radiology (2015)

by Hani H. Abujudeh

Mesenteric adenitis is a relatively benign condition, more commonly encountered in the pediatric age group. However, other causes of abdomino-pelvic lymphadenopathy should be excluded prior to making this diagnosis. Key Points □ CTA ...

Google previewVisual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (2010)

by Christopher P. Holstege, Alexander B. Baer, Jesse M. Pines, William J. Brady

Tuberculosis adenitis is the most common form of extrapulmonary TB, occurring in more than 40% of those with extrapulmonary involvement. In developed countries, most casesof lymphadenitisoccur in the second and third decade of life .

Google previewA Colour Handbook of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat UK Version, Second Edition (2009)

by Patrick J. McKeever, Tim Nuttall, Richard G. Harvey

ETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS Sebaceous adenitis is an uncommon disease characterized by loss of sebaceous glands, scaling, and alopecia. The etiology and pathogenesis are unknown. In Standard Poodles the disease is hereditary ...

Google previewTextbook of Pediatric Rheumatology (2015)

by Ross E Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, Carol B Lindsley, Lucy Wedderburn

Although cervical adenitis is a major feature of the disease in 88% of patients, generalized lymphadenopathy or noteworthy hepatosplenomegaly ...

Google previewEMQs for the MRCS (2013)

by Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania S. De Silva, Zia M. Moinuddin, Stuart Enoch

Mesenteric adenitis is the commonest imitator of ...

Google previewMuller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology (2013)

by William H. Miller Jr., Craig E. Griffin, Karen L. Campbell

Granulomatous sebaceous adenitis is an uncommon idiopathic dermatosis of dogs and is rare in cats.9-12 Since the description of this condition in the dog, a histopathologically similar disease has been recognized in humans.13,14 ...

Google previewDHO: Health Science (2013)

by Louise Simmers, Karen Simmers-Nartker, Sharon Simmers-Kobelak

Adenitis is an inflammation or infection of the lymph nodes. It occurs when large quantities of harmful substances, such as pathogens or cancer cells, enter the lymph nodes and infect the tissue. When the lymph nodes swell, it is termed ...

Google previewThe Dog (2013)

Its Behavior, Nutrition, and Health by Linda P. Case

Sebaceous Adenitis: Sebaceous adenitis is an inflammatory disorder that affects the sebaceous glands. These glands normally secrete a fatty substance called sebum, which is important for normal skin and coat health. The periodic episodes ...

Google previewScott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 7Ed (2008)

3 volume set by Michael J Gleeson, Ray C Clarke

Viral adenitis is the most common cause of neck swelling. Much anxiety can be caused by lesions that simulate lymphoma but careful clinical assessment supplemented by noninvasive investigations, and very rarely biopsy, will provide a ...

Google previewPediatric Imaging (2006)

by Marilyn J. Siegel, Brian D. Coley

Cervical adenitis is a common pediatric problem and is usually caused by viral infections (commonly adenovirus and enterovirus) or bacterial infections ( commonly Staphylococcus aureus or group A streptococci) (24,25). Sources of infection ...

Google previewSkin Diseases of the Dog and Cat (2008)

Clinical and Histopathologic Diagnosis by Thelma Lee Gross, Peter J. Ihrke, Emily J. Walder, Verena K. Affolter

These pronounced clinical differences suggest that this form of sebaceous adenitis is a separate disease. Feline sebaceous adenitis is characterized by multifocal, annular areas of alopecia with scaling, crusting, and follicular casting ( Scott, ...

Google previewJournal of Tuberculosis (1902)

Cervical adenitis is the most common form of gland disease that goes under the name □>£ scrofula, and it is in this region that the unhealed sinuses and suppuration extending over years, make the ...

Google previewDiversified Health Occupations (2008)

by Louise Simmers

Adenitis is an inflammation or infection of the lymph nodes. It occurs when large quantities of harmful substances, such as pathogens or cancer cells, enter the lymph nodes and infect the tissue. Symptoms include fever and swollen, painful ...

Google previewColorado Medicine (1919)

Our experience with cervical adenitis is an eye opener. It is seldom that we see a case here in Colorado that requires treatment. This fact must Indicate some degree of increased immunity out here. L. E. Rupert, Florence: As to the question of ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

Mesenteric adenitis is a common manifestation of the disease, which causes an acute appendicitis-like syndrome, with fever and abdominal pain. Extra-intestinal manifestations can also include septicemia and nonpurulent arthritis. Infections ...

Google previewUSMLE Step 2 CK QBook (2013)

by Kaplan

Mesenteric adenitis is an important cause of right iliac fossa pain in children.

Google previewPediatric Acute Care (2011)

by Karin Reuter-Rice, Beth Bolick

Mesenteric adenitis Mesenteric adenitis is an important cause of abdominal pain that should be distinguished from appendicitis. Similar to appendicitis, it begins with splanchnic, crampy pain that is periumbilical in origin. Unlike in appendicitis ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

Often the formation of an abscess leads the way to an abiding cure of a tubercular adenitis. When suppuration attacks a number of glands, extensive peri -adenitis generally results, and in consequence numerous fistulae leading to the glands ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1918)

by Casey Albert Wood

The adenitis persisted six weeks. The clinical aspect of the conjunctival lesions, the adenitis and the fever which the patient had, indicated to the author that the case was one of acute tuberculosis of the conjunctiva, and it was with the object of ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Sympathetic abscess, Inguinal adenitis; Adin. B., Abdominal, one occurring ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

ADENITIS, ad'e-nl'tls, or LYMPHADENITIS, llm'fiid- (Gk. aii,v, aden, gland; Lat. lympha, water). A term used in medicine to indicate inflammation of the lymphatic glands. Lymphangitis is inflammation of the lymphatic vessels which lead into and ...

Google previewMedical lexicon (1857)

A dictionary of medical science ... by Robley Dunglison

ADENITE, Adenitis — a. Lymphatique, Lymphadenitis. ADENFTIS, from air,; 'a gland," and itis, ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health (2009)

by Deborah Mitchell

Vulvodynia is known by many different names, including vulvar pain syndrome, focal vulvitis, vestibular adenitis, vulvar vestibulitis, and chronic vulvar pain. According to a Harvard study funded by the National Institutes of Health, nearly 16 ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

ADENITIS (Gr. adm, a gland) AND ANGIOLEUCITIS (Gr. agmion, a vessel; leukos, white), terms employed in medicine to indicate respectively inflammation of the lymphatic glands and inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

Tuberculous adenitis. A morbid condition, usually constitutional, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1900)

by Chalmers Watson

Meanwhile adenitis has probably begun ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

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Scrabble value of A1D2E1N1I1T1I1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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