noun Etymology: New Latin, from folliculus + -itis Date: circa 1860 inflammation of one or more follicles especially of the hair

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  • folliculitis — /feuh lik yeuh luy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of hair follicles. [1855 60; < L follicul(us) (see FOLLICLE) + ITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • folliculitis — noun Inflammation of one or more hair follicles …   Wiktionary

  • Folliculitis — Fol|li|cu|li|tis 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: ti|den; Med.〉 = Follikulitis …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • folliculitis — n. inflammation of the hair follicles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • folliculitis — [fəˌlɪkjʊ lʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation of the hair follicles …   English new terms dictionary

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