angioneurotic edema

Medical Dictionary

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

American Heritage
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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.

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