polyarteritis nodosa


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polyarteritis nodosa

[′päl·ē‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs nō′dō·sə]
(medicine)
A systemic disease characterized by widespread inflammation of small and medium-sized arteries in which some of the foci are nodular. Also known as disseminated necrotizing periarteritis; periarteritis nodosa.
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