endarteritis

[ ĕn′där-tə-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the intima of an artery.

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Example sentences from the Web for endarteritis

  • Arteritis may be acute, subacute, or chronic; when the inner coat alone is affected it is known as endarteritis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
  • Endarteritis, with its subsequent changes in the walls of arteries, is the primary cause of rupture in the majority of instances.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture