lymphangitis

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lymphangitis

(ˌlɪmfænˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n, pl -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)
(Pathology) inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
[C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis]
lymphangitic adj
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Noun1.lymphangitis - inflammation of a lymph vessel
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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Translations

lym·phan·gi·tis

, lymphangiitis, lymphangeitis
n. linfangitis, infl. de vasos linfáticos.
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lymphangitis

n linfangitis f
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If not treated properly, infection of these spaces can progress to become lymphangiitis, septic arthritis, tenosynovitis, or osteomyelitis.