arteritis

noun
ar·​ter·​i·​tis | \ˌär-tə-ˈrī-təs \
plural arteritides\ˌär-​tə-​ˈri-​tə-​ˌdēz \

Definition of arteritis 

: arterial inflammation

First Known Use of arteritis

circa 1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arteritis

New Latin

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arteritis

noun
ar·​ter·​i·​tis | \ˌärt-ə-ˈrīt-əs \
plural arteritides\-​ˈrit-​ə-​ˌdēz \

Medical Definition of arteritis 

: arterial inflammation — see giant cell arteritis

Other Words from arteritis

arteritic \-​ˈrit-​ik \ adjective

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