- inflammation of an artery.
Origin of arteritis
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Weber calls this case one of arteritis obliterans with intermittent claudication.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
Arteritis may be limited to single trunks or it may affect, more or less, all the arteries of the body.
Arteritis may be acute, subacute, or chronic; when the inner coat alone is affected it is known as endarteritis.
In 1861 he came to die in Paris of arteritis, and all the literary world visited his bedside.Vie de Bohme
- pathol inflammation of an artery
- Inflammation of an artery or arteries.
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