folliculitis

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fol·lic·u·li·tis

 (fə-lĭk′yə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a follicle, especially of a hair follicle.

[Latin folliculus, follicle; see follicle + -itis.]

folliculitis

(fəˌlɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) med inflammation of a follicle or follicles, esp hair follicles
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Noun1.folliculitis - inflammation of a hair follicle
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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fol·lic·u·li·tis

n. foliculitis, infl. de un folículo, gen. un folículo piloso.

folliculitis

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There is much to whet the appetite of any connoisseur of bizarrely named syndromes, from "toxic sock" syndrome (pitted keratolysis caused by Corynebacterium in athletes) to "hotfoot" syndrome (plantar Pseudomonas folliculitis associated with abrasive swimming pool floors).
An Outbreak of Pseudomonas Folliculitis Associated with a Waterslide-Utah, "(1983), MMWR, 32(32):426-427.