Definition of Angioedema

1. Noun. Recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs.




Definition of Angioedema

1. Noun. (pathology) Swelling of the lower layers of the skin, often around the mouth, or of the mucosa or submucosa of the mouth or throat which can appear quickly in response to an allergen or due to other conditions ¹

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Medical Definition of Angioedema

1. A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucal tissues, representing localised oedema caused by dilatation and increased permeability of the capillaries and characterised by development of giant wheals. (18 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angioedema

angiocardiopathy
angiocarp
angiocarpian
angiocarpic
angiocarpous
angiocentric
angiocholecystitis
angiocholitis
angiocyst
angioderm
angiodiascopy
angiodynography
angiodysgenetic myelomalacia
angiodysplasia
angiodystrophy
angioedema (current term)
angioedemas
angioelephantiasis
angioendotheliomatosis
angiofibrolipoma
angiofibroma
angiofibrosis
angiofollicular mediastinal lymph node hyperplasia
angiofraphy
angiogeneses
angiogenesis
angiogenesis factor
angiogenesis inhibitor
angiogenic
angiogenin

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