enlargement or disease of the glands, especially the lymphatic glands:
a patient with prominent adenopathy.
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This adenopathy is marked, discrete and painful, the glands often exquisitely tender on pressure.
Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

noun (pathol)
enlargement of the lymph nodes
enlargement of a gland

adenopathy ad·e·nop·a·thy (ād’n-ŏp’ə-thē)
Swelling or abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes.


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    adenophlegmon adenophlegmon ad·e·no·phleg·mon (ād’n-ō-flěg’mŏn’) n. Acute inflammation of a gland and the adjacent connective tissue.

  • Adenopharyngitis

    adenopharyngitis adenopharyngitis ad·e·no·phar·yn·gi·tis (ād’n-ō-fār’ĭn-jī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the adenoids and the pharyngeal lymphoid tissue.

  • Adenosalpingitis

    adenosalpingitis adenosalpingitis ad·e·no·sal·pin·gi·tis (ād’n-ō-sāl’pĭn-jī’tĭs) n. Nodular thickening of the tunica muscularis of the isthmic portion of the fallopian tube enclosing glandlike or cystic duplications of the lumen. Also called salpingitis isthmica nodosa.

  • Adenosarcoma

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