Meaning of vasculitis in English:

vasculitis

Pronunciation /ˌvaskjʊˈlʌɪtɪs/

nounvasculitides

mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of a blood vessel or blood vessels.

    mass noun ‘there is no evidence of vasculitis’
    • ‘symptoms suggestive of a systemic vasculitis’
    • ‘Leigh died from a condition called vasculitis, an inflammation of the blood vessels.’
    • ‘Amphetamines and MDA also will produce vasculitis when used chronically.’
    • ‘Other side effects include hepatitis, vasculitis, and thrombocytopenia.’
    • ‘The most common systemic vasculitis in adults is temporal arteritis.’
    • ‘In the meantime, she underwent biopsy of the temporal artery, and today the pathology report revealed no evidence of vasculitis.’