Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding a ligament. [peri- + G. desmos, band, + -itis, inflammation]

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peri·des·mi·tis (per″e-dez-miґtis) inflammation of the peridesmium.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Peridesmītis — (v. gr.), Entzündung der Bänderhaut (Peridesmium) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • peridesmitis — peridesmitis, desmium see peri b, c …   Useful english dictionary

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