adeno-, aden-, adeni-

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

spiradenitis (s) (noun), spiradenititses; spiradentitides (pl)
1. Inflammation of the sweat glands: A spiradenitis is the swelling and painfulness of a cordlike structure which has its origin in the coil of a sweat gland.
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; spiradenomata (pl)
1. A benign tumor of the sweat glands: A spiradenoma is a cutaneous ailment normally characterized as being a solitary, dermal nodule located on the vertical part of a person's body.
2. Etymology: from Greek speira, "coil" + adenoma, "benign tumor that arises in or resembles glandular tissue".
syringadenosus (noun), more syringadenosus, most syringadenosus
Relating to the sweat glands: When Ruth came home from seeing her doctor, she told her mother than she had a syringadenosus condition which wasn't serious and could be treated with the medication Dr. Robinson gave her.
tetradenous (adjective), more tetradenous, most tetradenous
Inflammation of the tarsal borders of the eyelids and meibomian glands: Meg's eyes were sore, red, and tender, and her ophthalmologist diagnosed her condition as being tetradenous which affected the dense connective tissue that stiffens the eyelids and the sebaceous glands in the eyelids.
thyroadenitis (s) (noun) (no pl)
Inflammation of the thyroid gland; thyroiditis: Symptoms of thyroadenitis are fever, a sore throat, and a painfulness caused by an increased size of the gland.
tonsilloadenoidectomy (s) (noun), tonsilloadenoidectomies (pl)
Tonsillectomy: After Lynn was home again following a tonsilloadenoidectomy she felt much better not having a sore throat so often!