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vasculitis

[vas-kyuh-lahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of veins, arteries, capillaries, or lymph vessels.
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British Dictionary definitions for vasculitis

vasculitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the blood vessels
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Word Origin and History for vasculitis

n.

1900, from Latin vasculum, diminutive of vas + -itis.

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vasculitis in Medicine

vasculitis

(văs′kyə-lītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel.angiitis
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