Definitions for aortitis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aortitis(noun)

    inflammation of the aorta

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aortitis(noun)

    inflammation of the aorta

  2. Origin: [Aorta + -itis.]


  1. Aortitis

    Aortitis is the inflammation of the aortic wall. The disorder is potentially life-threatening and rare. It is reported that there are only 1-3 new cases of aortitis per year per million people in the United States and Europe. Aortitis is found in a wide range of ages spanning from 10 to 40 years of age.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aortitis

    Inflammation of the wall of the AORTA.


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