Inflammation of the adventitia of a blood vessel or of the tissues surrounding it or a lymphatic vessel. SEE ALSO: periarteritis, periphlebitis, perilymphangitis. SYN: perivasculitis. [peri- + G. angeion, a vessel, + -itis, inflammation]

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  • periangitis — Véase periarteritis. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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