periarteritis nodosa

periarteritis nodosa
noun
a progressive disease of connective tissue that is characterized by nodules along arteries; nodules may block the artery and result in inadequate circulation to the particular area
Hypernyms: ↑disease

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\\|perēˌärd.ə|rīd.əsnōˈdōsə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from periarteritis (from peri- + arteritis) + Latin nodosa, feminine of nodosus knotty, nodose — more at nodose
: an acute inflammatory disease that involves all layers of the arterial wall and is characterized by degeneration, necrosis, exudation, and the formation of inflammatory nodules along the outer layer

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/noh doh"seuh/, Pathol.
polyarteritis.
[1890-95; nodosa < L nodosa, fem. of nodosus NODOSE]

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