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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the inner lining of an artery.

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  • n. inflammation of the inner lining (tunica intima) of an artery

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the inner coat of an artery. Also endoarteriitis, endoarteritis.

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  • n. inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin endartērium, inner lining of an artery; see endarterectomy + -itis.

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