tonsillitic
Tonsilitic Ton`sil*it"ic, a. (Anat.) Tonsilar. [Written also {tonsillitic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • tonsillitic — See tonsillitis. * * * …   Universalium

  • tonsillitic — ton·sil·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • tonsillitic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|lid.ik adjective Etymology: New Latin tonsillitis + English ic : of, relating to, or affected with tonsillitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • tonsillitis — tonsillitic /ton seuh lit ik/, adj. /ton seuh luy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of a tonsil or the tonsils. [1795 1805; < L tonsill(ae) tonsils + ITIS] * * * Inflammatory infection of the tonsils, usually with hemolytic streptococci (see… …   Universalium

  • Tonsilitic — Ton sil*it ic, a. (Anat.) Tonsilar. [Written also {tonsillitic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tonsillitis — Inflammation of the of a tonsil, typically as a result of infection by either a virus or bacteria. * * * Inflammation of a tonsil, especially of the palatine tonsil. [tonsil + G. itis, inflammation] lacunar t. inflammation of the mucous membrane …   Medical dictionary

  • tonsillitis — /tɒnsəˈlaɪtəs / (say tonsuh luytuhs) noun inflammation of a tonsil or the tonsils. {New Latin, from Latin tonsillae + ītis itis} –tonsillitic /tɒnsəˈlɪtɪk/ (say tonsuh litik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • tonsillitis — [tän΄sə līt′is] n. [ModL < L tonsillae, tonsils + itis, ITIS] inflammation of the tonsils tonsillitic [tän΄səlit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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