adeno-, aden-, adeni-

(Greek: gland or glands, glandular [from “acorn”])

spiradenitis (s) (noun), spiradenititses (or) spiradentitides
1. Inflammation of the sweat glands.
2. Etymology: a small structure resembling a cord beginning in the coil of a sweat gland; from Greek speria-, "coil" + aden, "gland" + -itis, "inflammation".
spiradenoma (s) (noun), spiradenomas (pl)
1. A benign tumor of sweat glands; especially, of the coil portion.
2. Etymology: from Greek speira, "coil" + adenoma, "benign tumor that arises in or resembles glandular tissue".
Relating to the sweat glands.
Inflammation of the tarsal borders of the eyelids and meibomian glands.
Inflammation of the thyroid gland; thyroiditis.