Definition of Arteritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of an artery.

Definition of Arteritis

1. n. Inflammation of an artery or arteries.

Definition of Arteritis

1. Noun. (pathology) The inflammation of arterial walls, often due to infection or an autoimmune response. ¹

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Definition of Arteritis

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Medical Definition of Arteritis

1. Inflammation of an artery. See: cranial arteritis, giant cell arteritis. (20 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteritis

arteriovenous anastomosis
arteriovenous carbon dioxide difference
arteriovenous fistula
arteriovenous oxygen difference
arteriovenous shunt
arteriovenous strabismus syndrome
arteritis (current term)
arteritis nodosa
arteritis obliterans
arteritis virus
arterivirus infections
artery needle
artery of Drummond
artery of Heubner

Literary usage of Arteritis

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1. 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)
"Specific Diseases of the Cardiovascular System arteritis.—The classic work of Heubner, in which he called attention to the importance of lesions of the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Path, and Bact., 1907, xii, 31) believes that under the name "peri-arteritis nodosa" two distinct diseases have been described; a true peri-arteritis, ..."

3. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"Acute arteritis in the brain may follow infectious diseases, such as typhoid, ... Peri-arteritis is a descriptive term applied to a proliferating affection ..."

4. An introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1884)
"Acute idiopathic arteritis was formerly regarded as common, the staining of the inner coat which ... The changes in traumatic arteritis are described at p. ..."

5. A Treatise on the practice of medicine by Roberts Bartholow (1898)
"Chronic arteritis, on the other band, is not only a common but it is an extremely important disease. I' has received various designations, ..."

6. An Anatomical Description of the Diseases of the Organs of Circulation and by Karl Ewald Hasse (1846)
"I. arteritis. INFLAMMATION OF ARTERIES. NOTWITHSTANDING a great general analogy between the inflammatory processes in the several systems of the circulating ..."

7. The Science and art of surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Sir John Eric Erichsen (1864)
"The occlusion from acute arteritis, followed by gangrene, ... That connected with arteritis has already been discussed ; but when it occurs from structural ..."

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