Definitions for vasculitis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vasculitis(noun)

    inflammation of a blood vessel

Wiktionary

  1. vasculitis(Noun)

    A group of diseases featuring inflammation of the wall of blood vessels.

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  1. Vasculitis

    Vasculitis is a group of disorders that destroy blood vessels by inflammation. Both arteries and veins are affected. Lymphangitis is sometimes considered a type of vasculitis. Vasculitis is primarily due to leukocyte migration and resultant damage. Although both occur in vasculitis, inflammation of veins or arteries on their own are separate entities.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vasculitis

    Inflammation of any one of the blood vessels, including the ARTERIES; VEINS; and rest of the vasculature system in the body.


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