angioedema

[an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh]
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noun Pathology.

swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.

Nearby words

  1. angiocarditis,
  2. angiocarp,
  3. angiocarpous,
  4. angiodysplasia,
  5. angiodystrophy,
  6. angioendotheliomatosis,
  7. angiofibrolipoma,
  8. angiofibroma,
  9. angiofibrosis,
  10. angiogenesis

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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Medicine definitions for angioedema

angioedema

[ăn′jē-ō-ĭ-dēmə]

n.

angioneurotic edema

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