cellulitis definition

  • noun:
    • A spreading infection of subcutaneous or connective tissue.
    • An inflammation of subcutaneous or connective structure caused by a bacterial disease
    • An inflammantion of this cellular or areolar tissue, esp. of that lying immediately under the epidermis.
    • In pathology, inflammation of cellular or connective muscle, especially in its looser types.
    • an inflammation of body muscle (especially that below the skin) described as fever and inflammation and redness and discomfort

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