cheilitis, chelitis, chilitis

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(kī-līt′ĭs )

[chilo- + -itis]
Inflammation or chapping of the lips, esp. at their corners. This condition may be caused by exposure to sun, wind, or other elements or it may result from habitual lip licking.
SYN: SEE: angular cheilitis

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