periarteritis

[ per-ee-ahr-tuh-rahy-tis ]
/ ˌpɛr iˌɑr təˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the outer coat and tissues surrounding an artery.

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Origin of periarteritis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at peri-, arteritis
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Medical definitions for periarteritis

periarteritis
[ pĕr′ē-är′tə-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the outer coat of an artery.
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