Cellulitis Cel`lu*li"tis, n. [NL., fr. L. cellula + -itis.] An inflammantion of the cellular or areolar tissue, esp. of that lying immediately beneath the skin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cellulitis — vgl. Zellulitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • cellulitis — 1861, from Mod.L., from L. cellula, dim. of cella cell (see CELL (Cf. cell)) + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cellulitis — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. celulitis] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. cellulitissie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} stan zapalny komórek tworzących tkankę podskórną spowodowany zakażeniem bakteryjnym;… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • cellulitis — [sel΄yo͞o līt′is] n. [ModL < CELLULE + ITIS] an inflammation of connective tissue, esp. of subcutaneous tissue …   English World dictionary

  • Cellulitis — eMedicine2|derm|464 MeshID = D002481 Cellulitis is an infection of the deep subcutaneous tissue of the skin. Cellulitis can be caused by normal skin flora or by exogenous bacteria, and often occurs where the skin has previously been broken:… …   Wikipedia

  • Cellulitis — Zellulite; Cellulite; Zellulitis; Orangenhaut (umgangssprachlich) * * * Cel|lu|li|tis 〈f.; , ti|den〉 = Zellulitis * * * Cel|lu|li|te, die; , n, Cel|lu|li|tis …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cellulitis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from cellula Date: 1861 diffuse and especially subcutaneous inflammation of connective tissue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cellulitis — Zellulitis bezeichnet: Zellulitis (Entzündung), eine Entzündung des Unterhautzellgewebes, meist im Gesicht von Kindern umgangssprachliche, jedoch medizinisch falsche Bezeichnung für Cellulite oder Orangen(schalen)haut, durch Östrogen bedingte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cellulitis — (sel u li tis) A diffuse spreading infection of subcutaneous skin tissue caused by streptococci, staphylococci, or other organisms. The tissue is inflamed with edema, redness, pain, and interference with function …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • cellulitis — Inflammation of the subcutaneous connective tissues (dermis), mostly affecting face or limbs. Streptococcus pyogenesis commonly the causative agent. Also known as erysipelas …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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