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angioedema

[an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
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Origin of angioedema

Formerly an·gi·o·neu·rot·ic ede·ma [an-jee-oh-noo-rot-ik, ‐nyoo-, an-jee-oh-] /ˈæn dʒi oʊ nʊˈrɒt ɪk, ‐nyʊ-, ˌæn dʒi oʊ-/.
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angioneurotic edema in Medicine

angioneurotic edema

(ăn′jē-ō-nu-rŏtĭk)
n.
  1. Recurring episodes of noninflammatory swelling of the skin, mucous membranes, viscera, and brain, occasionally accompanied by arthralgia, purpura, or fever.angioedema atrophedema Bannister's disease giant urticaria Quincke's disease
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angioedema

(ăn′jē-ō-ĭ-dēmə)