Historical Examples

adenitis, ad-en-ī′tis, n. inflammation of the lymphatic glands.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

adenitis takes place in the submaxillary, retro-maxillary, and sublingual glands of the affected side.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The glands do not suppurate, but the adenitis may remain as a chronic manifestation in scrofulous subjects.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

Children suffering from adenitis should use a spray of Dobell’s solution in the nose and throat three or four times daily.
The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) Grant Hague

The disease is then an adenitis, an inflammation of gland-tissue—tonsillitis per se.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The adenitis and peri-adenitis is of secondary nature, the irritation being in the mouth, pharynx, and nares.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

adenitis, or suppuration of the glands, has just been mentioned.
Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture

inflammation of a gland or lymph node

adenitis ad·e·ni·tis (ād’n-ī’tĭs)
Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.


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