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Definition of mastitis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mastitis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//mæˈstaɪtɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mæˈstaɪtɪs//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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painful swelling of the breast or udder usually because of infection Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Greek mastos ‘breast’ + -itis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mastitis