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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