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Related to angioneurotic edema: angioedema
angioneurotic edema[¦an·jē·ō·nə′räd·ik i′dē·mə]
Acute, localized accumulations of tissue fluid causing swellings around the face; condition may be due either to heredity or a food allergy.
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