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

n foliculitis f
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Biopsy specimens were obtained from the head, ears, and paws, and analysis of these samples supported a diagnosis of mural folliculitis and mild plasma cell pododermatitis.
The cat was treated with fluconazole, and prednisolone was slowly decreased to minimal doses to control the mural folliculitis. After consultation with the Alaska Office of the State Veterinarian and Division of Public Health, a nasal swab specimen was sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Atlanta, GA, USA) for confirmation and molecular typing.