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pol•y•ar•te•ri•tis



Pronunciation: (pol"ē-är"tu-rī'tis), [key]
n. Pathol.
inflammation of the layers of an artery or of many arteries, usually caused by a severe hypersensitivity reaction, and characterized by nodules and hemorrhage along the involved vessels. Also called periarteritis nodosa.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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