[kahy-lahy-tis] /kaɪˈlaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the lips.

cheilitis chei·li·tis or chi·li·tis (kī-lī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the lips or of a lip, with redness and the production of fissures radiating from the angles of the mouth.


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