Definition of arteritis in English:

arteritis

Syllabification: ar·te·ri·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌärtəˈrītis
 
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noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the walls of an artery.
    More example sentences
    • Giant cell arteritis, or temporal arteritis, is an inflammatory disorder of large and medium-sized arteries affected with granulomatous lesions containing T cells and macrophages.
    • Takayasu's arteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease involving the aorta and its branches.
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis are closely related inflammatory conditions that affect different cellular targets in genetically predisposed persons.

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