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angioneurotic

Line breaks: angio|neur¦ot¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌandʒɪəʊnjʊəˈrɒtɪk
 
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Definition of angioneurotic in English:

adjective

Medicine
(Of oedema) marked by swelling and itching of areas of skin, usually allergic in origin.
Example sentences
  • Angioedema sometimes used to be called angioneurotic oedema.
  • Foreign body aspiration, trauma, and allergic reaction (acute angioneurotic edema) are among the noninfectious causes of airway obstruction and are included in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with stridor.
  • Any patient with a history of angioneurotic edema, whether related to an ACE inhibitor, angiotensin receptor blockers, or another cause, should not be given an ACE inhibitor.

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