vasculitis

[vas-kyuh-lahy-tis]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of veins, arteries, capillaries, or lymph vessels.

Nearby words

  1. vascularization,
  2. vascularize,
  3. vascularized,
  4. vascularized graft,
  5. vasculature,
  6. vasculo-,
  7. vasculomyelinopathy,
  8. vasculopathy,
  9. vasculous,
  10. vasculum

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British Dictionary definitions for vasculitis

vasculitis

noun

inflammation of the blood vessels
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Word Origin and History for vasculitis

vasculitis

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for vasculitis

vasculitis

[văs′kyə-lītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel.angiitis

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