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vasculitis

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noun, vas·cu·li·tis \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of vasculitis

plural vasculitidesplay \-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\

  1. :  inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel



Origin of vasculitis

New Latin, from Latin vasculum vessel


First Known Use: circa 1900


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vasculitis

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noun vas·cu·li·tis \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of vasculitis

plural vasculitides \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel—called also angiitis

vasculitic \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlit-ik\play adjective



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