Endarteritis obliterans | definition of endarteritis obliterans by Medical dictionary
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a form in which the lumina of the smaller vessels become narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer. See also arteriosclerosis obliterans
end·ar·te·ri·tis ob·li·te·rans , obliterating endarteritis
an extreme degree of endarteritis proliferans closing the lumen of the artery.
end·ar·ter·it·is ob·lit·e·rans , obliterating endarteritis (end'ahr-tĕr-ī'tis ob-lit'ĕr-anz, ob-lit-ĕr-ā'ting)
endarteritis obliterans ENDARTERITIS, mainly affecting small arteries, and leading to occlusion of the blood vessels from overgrowth (proliferation) of the lining cells.
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