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vasculitis

[vas-kyuh-lahy-tis] /ˌvæs kyəˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of veins, arteries, capillaries, or lymph vessels.
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Examples for vasculitis
  • Higher doses of corticosteroids are used for flareups of vasculitis and severe reactions to medications.
British Dictionary definitions for vasculitis

vasculitis

/ˌvæskjʊˈlaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the blood vessels
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vasculitis in Medicine

vasculitis vas·cu·li·tis (vās'kyə-lī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel. Also called angiitis.

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