aortitis

[ey-awr-tahy-tis]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the aorta.

Nearby words

  1. aortic valve,
  2. aortic vestibule,
  3. aortic window,
  4. aortic-body tumor,
  5. aorticopulmonary septal defect,
  6. aortoclasia,
  7. aortocoronary,
  8. aortogram,
  9. aortography,
  10. aortoiliac bypass

Origin of aortitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at aorta, -itis

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British Dictionary definitions for aortitis

aortitis

noun

inflammation of the aorta
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Medicine definitions for aortitis

aortitis

[ā′ôr-tītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of the aorta.

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