Definition of adenitis in English:

adenitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation or reactive hyperplasia of one or more lymph nodes; an instance of this. In later use also: inflammation of a gland.

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin adenitis from ancient Greek ἀδήν + scientific Latin -itis.

Pronunciation:

adenitis

/ˌadɪˈnʌɪtɪs/