mastitis

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mas·ti·tis

 (mă-stī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a mammary gland or udder, usually caused by infection.

mas·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.
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mastitis

(mæˈstaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a breast or an udder
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mas•ti•tis

(mæˈstaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the breast or udder.
[1835–45; < Greek mast(ós) breast + -itis]
ma•stit′ic (-ˈstɪt ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mastitis - inflammation of a breast (or udder)mastitis - inflammation of a breast (or udder)
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
Mastitis

mastitis

[mæsˈtaɪtɪs] Nmastitis f inv
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mastitis

nBrust(drüsen)entzündung f, → Mastitis f
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mas·ti·tis

n. mastitis;
chronic cystic ______ cística crónica;
glandular ______ glandular;
granulomatous ______ granulomatosa;
lacteal ______ lacteal;
neonatorum ______ del neonato;
puerperal ______ puerperal;
suppurative ______ supurativa.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mastitis

n mastitis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
However, it affects the lactating women mostly and is known as lactational mastitis or puerperal mastitis. (1) It is estimated that up to 33% of women who are breastfeeding will develop lactational mastitis.
In the largest study to date of hospitalized women with puerperal mastitis, cultures from 35 women who had both mastitis and breast abscesses found that CA-MRSA was the most common organism in breast abscesses, with MRSA in approximately two-thirds of cases.