Meaning of phalangitis in English:

phalangitis

Pronunciation /ˌfalanˈdʒʌɪtɪs/ /ˌfal(ə)nˈdʒʌɪtɪs/

noun

rare Medicine
  • Inflammation of one or more of the phalanges of the digits.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hooker (1817–1911), botanist. From post-classical Latin phalang-, phalanx phalanx + -itis.