lymphangitis

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lymphangitis (countable and uncountable, plural lymphangitides)

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  1. (medicine) Inflammation of the lymphatic channels, the result of infection at a site distal to the channel.
    • 1901 April 12, “Veterinary Departmental Report for February, 1901”, in The Agricultural Journal and Mining Record[1], volume 4, number 3, page 85:
      Lymphangitis in a Cart Mare.— This disease, locally known as farcy, weed, shot o' grease, and Monday morning disease, the latter name from its often developing through Sunday night through the horse having been tied up and so getting no exercise from the time he finished work on the Saturday until required again on Monday morning.

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