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arteritis

noun ar·ter·i·tis \ˌär-tə-ˈrī-təs\
plural ar·ter·i·ti·des\-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz\

Definition of ARTERITIS

:  arterial inflammation

Origin of ARTERITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1836

arteritis

noun ar·ter·i·tis \ˌärt-ə-ˈrīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ar·te·rit·i·des \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of ARTERITIS

:  arterial inflammation—see giant cell arteritis
ar·ter·it·ic \-ˈrit-ik\ adjective

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