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polyarteritis

[pol-ee-ahr-tuh-rahy-tis] /ˌpɒl iˌɑr təˈraɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the layers of an artery or of many arteries, usually caused by a severe hypersensitivity reaction, and characterized by nodules and hemorrhage along the involved vessels.
Also called periarteritis nodosa.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < New Latin; see poly-, arteritis
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poly arteritis in Medicine

polyarteritis pol·y·ar·te·ri·tis (pŏl'ē-är'tə-rī'tĭs)
n.
Simultaneous inflammation of a number of arteries.

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