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arteritis

[ahr-tuh-rahy-tis] /ˌɑr təˈraɪ tɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of an artery.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; arter(io)- + -itis
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Examples for arteritis
  • Temporal arteritis-- inflammation of an artery in the brain that supplies blood to the optic nerve.
British Dictionary definitions for arteritis

arteritis

/ˌɑːtəˈraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) inflammation of an artery
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arteritis in Medicine

arteritis ar·te·ri·tis (är'tə-rī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of an artery or arteries.

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