angioedema

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

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 angioneurotic edema (1 of 2)

angioneurotic edema

[ ăn′jē-ō-nu-rŏtĭk ]

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

Medicine definitions for angioneurotic edema (2 of 2)

angioedema

[ ăn′jē-ō-ĭ-dēmə ]

n.

angioneurotic edema
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