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angioedema

[an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh] /ˌæn dʒi oʊ ɪˈdi mə/
noun, Pathology
1.
swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
Formerly angioneurotic edema [an-jee-oh-noo-rot-ik, ‐nyoo-, an-jee-oh-] /ˈæn dʒi oʊ nʊˈrɒt ɪk, ‐nyʊ-, ˌæn dʒi oʊ-/ (Show IPA).
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angioedema an·gi·o·e·de·ma (ān'jē-ō-ĭ-dē'mə)
n.
See angioneurotic edema.

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