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cel·lu·li·tis

 (sĕl′yə-lī′tĭs)
n.
An acute, spreading, bacterial infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Cellulitis often originates from an infected wound and can lead to serious illness in the elderly or those with compromised immune systems.

cellulitis

(ˌsɛljʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of any of the tissues of the body, characterized by fever, pain, swelling, and redness of the affected area
[C19: from Latin cellula cellule + -itis]

cel•lu•li•tis

(ˌsɛl yəˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of cellular tissue.
[1860–65; < New Latin cellul(a) (see cellular) + -itis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cellulitis - an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

cellulitis

[ˌseljuˈlaɪtɪs] Ncelulitis f

cel·lu·li·tis

n. celulitis, infl. del tejido conectivo celular.

cellulitis

n celulitis f, infección f del tejido debajo de la piel
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