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periarteritis

 [per″e-ahr″ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the tissues surrounding it.
periarteritis gummo´sa accumulation of gummas on the blood vessels in syphilis.
periarteritis nodo´sa polyarteritis nodosa.

per·i·ar·te·ri·tis

(per'ē-ar'tĕ-rī'tis),
Inflammation of the adventitia of an artery.
Synonym(s): exarteritis

periarteritis

/peri·ar·ter·i·tis/ (-ahr-ter-i´tis) inflammation of the external coats of an artery and of the tissues around the artery.
periarteritis nodo´sa 
2. a group comprising polyarteritis nodosa, allergic granulomatous angiitis, and many systemic necrotizing vasculitides with clinicopathologic characteristics overlapping these two.

periarteritis

[per′i·är′tərī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, peri + arteria, airpipe, itis
inflammation of the outer coat of one or more arteries and the tissue surrounding them. Kinds of periarteritis are periarteritis nodosa and syphilitic periarteritis. Also called periangitis.

per·i·ar·te·ri·tis

(per'ē-ahr-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the adventitia of an artery.

periarteritis

Inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the surrounding tissues.

periarteritis

inflammation of the tunica adventitia of an artery

periarteritis

inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the tissues surrounding it.

periarteritis nodosa
an inflammatory disease of the coats of small and medium-sized arteries, marked by a variety of systemic signs. Seen sporadically in domestic animals and in humans associated with hepatitis B antigen. See also collagen diseases. Called also Kussmaul's disease, polyarteritis, panarteritis nodosa.