arteritis

[ahr-tuh-rahy-tis]
noun
inflammation of an artery.

Origin:
1830–40; arter(io)- + -itis

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arteritis (ˌɑːtəˈraɪtɪs)
 
n
pathol inflammation of an artery

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

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Temporal arteritis-- inflammation of an artery in the brain that supplies blood to the optic nerve.
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