Disease or swelling of the lymph nodes.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • lymphadenopathy — 1899, from LYMPH (Cf. lymph) + adenopathy, from comb. form of Gk. aden (gen. adenos) gland + PATHY (Cf. pathy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lymphadenopathy — [lim fad΄ə näp′ə thē] n. pl. lymphadenopathies 1. swollen lymph nodes 2. any disease of the lymph nodes …   English World dictionary

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  • Lymphadenopathy — Abnormally enlarged lymph nodes. Commonly called swollen glands. The term lymphadenopathy is not as tough as it looks. It is made up of three words: lymph + adeno (meaning gland) + pathy (meaning disease) = lymph gland disease. Since most… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphadenopathy — noun (plural thies) Date: 1920 abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lymphadenopathy — /lim fad n op euh thee, lim feuh dn /, n., pl. lymphadenopathies. Pathol. chronically swollen lymph nodes. [1915 20; LYMPH + ADENO + PATHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • lymphadenopathy — noun An abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes …   Wiktionary

  • lymphadenopathy — [ˌlɪmfadɪ nɒpəθi] noun Medicine a disease affecting the lymph nodes …   English new terms dictionary

  • lymphadenopathy — lymph·ad·e·nop·a·thy …   English syllables

  • lymphadenopathy — lym•phad•e•nop•a•thy [[t]lɪmˌfæd nˈɒp ə θi[/t]] n. pat chronically swollen lymph nodes • Etymology: 1915–20; lymph +adeno + pathy …   From formal English to slang

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