Etymology
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cellulitis (n.)

"inflammation of the cellular tissue," 1832, from Latin cellula, diminutive of cella "cell" (see cell) + -itis "inflammation."

updated on October 25, 2017

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Definitions of cellulitis from WordNet

cellulitis (n.)
an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain;
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