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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.
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(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]
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cel•lu•li•tis(ˌsɛl yəˈlaɪ tɪs)
inflammation of cellular tissue.
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|Noun||1.||cellulitis - an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain|
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cellulitis[ˌseljuˈlaɪtɪs] N → celulitis f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n. celulitis, infl. del tejido conectivo celular.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
cellulitisn celulitis f, infección f del tejido debajo de la piel
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