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noun an·gio·ede·ma
plural an·gio·ede·mas also an·gio·ede·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of ANGIOEDEMA

:  an allergic skin disease characterized by patches of circumscribed swelling involving the skin and its subcutaneous layers, the mucous membranes, and sometimes the viscera—called also angioneurotic edema, giant urticaria, Quincke's disease, Quincke's edema

Variants of ANGIOEDEMA

an·gio·ede·ma or British an·gio–oe·de·ma \ˌan-jē-ō-i-ˈdē-mə\


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