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polyarteritis

[pol-ee-ahr-tuh-rahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the layers of an artery or of many arteries, usually caused by a severe hypersensitivity reaction, and characterized by nodules and hemorrhage along the involved vessels.
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Origin of polyarteritis

From New Latin, dating back to 1905–10; see origin at poly-, arteritis
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polyarteritis in Medicine

polyarteritis

(pŏl′ē-är′tə-rītĭs)
n.
  1. Simultaneous inflammation of a number of arteries.
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