vasculitis

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noun vas·cu·li·tis \ˌva-skyə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of vasculitis

plural

vasculitides

play \ˌva-skyə-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\
  1. :  inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel

Origin and Etymology of vasculitis

borrowed from German Vasculitis, from Latin vāsculum “small container, vessel” + New Latin -itis -itis — more at vascular


First Known Use: circa 1900


Medical Dictionary

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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