vasculitis

noun vas·cu·li·tis \ ˌva-skyə-ˈlī-təs \

Definition of vasculitis

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

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Origin and Etymology of vasculitis

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


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vasculitis

noun vas·cu·li·tis \ ˌvas-kyə-ˈlīt-əs \

medical Definition of vasculitis

plural vasculitides play \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel called also angiitis

vasculitic

play \ˌvas-kyə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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