Definition of Aortitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the aorta.

Specialized synonyms: Rheumatic Aortitis
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Aortitis

1. n. Inflammation of the aorta.

Definition of Aortitis

1. Noun. (medicine) Inflammation of the aorta. ¹

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Definition of Aortitis

1. inflammation of the aorta [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Aortitis

1. Inflammation of the aorta. Origin: Aorta + -itis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aortitis

aortic sinus aneurysm
aortic spindle
aortic sulcus
aortic ultrasound
aortic valve
aortic valve insufficiency
aortic valve prolapse
aortic valve stenosis
aortic vestibule
aorticorenal ganglia
aortitis (current term)
aortoannular ectasia
aortoiliac occlusive disease

Literary usage of Aortitis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"In searching the literature on syphilitic aortitis one is impressed with the ... I can advise one to read Dieulafoy's1 classical pictures of aortitis, ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"aortitis Syphilitica.—Specific aortitis may lead to aneurysm of the aorta; ... Uncomplicated specific aortitis causes irregular thickening of the aortic ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"Other lesions produced in the arteries by syphilis are aortitis and aneurysm. ... Syphilitic aortitis may be found at autopsy in cases in ° which there were ..."

4. Clinical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and Practitioners of by Austin Flint (1879)
"The few affections to be considered under the present heading are, aortitis, thoracic and abdominal aneurisms, embolism and thrombosis. aortitis. ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1922)
"LUKE'S HOSPITAL SYPHILITIC aortitis History. Clinical Characteristics with Illustrative Cases. Tendency of the Disease to Latency and Consequent Difficulty ..."

6. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"aortitis can be recognized only when it produces (a) Aortic regurgitation. ... Since in syphilitic aortitis the regurgitation is due to a primary infection ..."

7. Diseases of the heart and arterial system: Designed to be a Practical by Robert Hall Babcock (1909)
"French authors, however, have described a form of acute aortitis which they claim is ... Indeed, acute aortitis is so similar to acute endocarditis that the ..."

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