vasculitis


vas·cu·li·tis

noun \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlī-təs\
plural vas·cu·lit·i·des\-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\

Definition of VASCULITIS

:  inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel

Origin of VASCULITIS

New Latin, from Latin vasculum vessel
First Known Use: circa 1900

vas·cu·li·tis

noun \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural vas·cu·lit·i·des \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of VASCULITIS

: inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel—called also angiitis
vas·cu·lit·ic \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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