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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).
Origin of angioedema
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angioneurotic edema in Medicine

angioneurotic edema an·gi·o·neu·rot·ic edema (ān'jē-ō-nu-rŏt'ĭk, -nyu-)
n.
Recurring episodes of noninflammatory swelling of the skin, mucous membranes, viscera, and brain, occasionally accompanied by arthralgia, purpura, or fever. Also called angioedema, atrophedema, Bannister's disease, giant urticaria, Quincke's disease.

angioedema an·gi·o·e·de·ma (ān'jē-ō-ĭ-dē'mə)
n.
See angioneurotic edema.

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