[ an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊ ɪˈdi mə /
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swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
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First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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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Medical definitions for angioedema
[ ăn′jē-ō-ĭ-dē′mə ]
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