angioedema

[ an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊ ɪˈdi mə /
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noun Pathology.

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

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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