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angioneurotic edema

[ ăn′jē-ō-nu-rŏtĭk ]
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n.

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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