Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the palatine tonsils often due to S. pyogenes infection.

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  • Tonsillitis — Ton sil*li tis, n. (Med.) Inflammation of the tonsils; same as {tonsilitis}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tonsillitis — (n.) also tonsilitis, 1801, from TONSIL (Cf. tonsil) + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tonsillitis — ► NOUN ▪ inflammation of the tonsils …   English terms 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

  • Tonsillitis — Tonsilitis Classification and external resources A culture positive case of Streptococcal pharyngitis with typical tonsillar exudate ICD …   Wikipedia

  • Tonsillitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 J03 Akute Tonsillitis J03.0 Streptokokken Tonsillitis J03.8 A …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • tonsillitis — Tonsilitis Ton sil*i tis, n. [NL. See {Tonsil}, and { itis}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the tonsils; quinsy. [Written also, and more usually, {tonsillitis}.] [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 — Angina (fachsprachlich); Mandelentzündung * * * Ton|sil|li|tis 〈f.; , ti|den; Med.〉 Mandelentzündung [→ Tonsille] * * * Tonsillitis   die, /... tiden, die …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tonsillitis — ton|sil|li|tis [ˌtɔnsıˈlaıtıs US ˌta:n ] n [U] an infection of the tonsils ▪ Sam s got tonsillitis …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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