plexogenic

Giving rise to weblike or plexiform structures. [plexus + G. -gen, producing]

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plex·o·gen·ic (plekґso-jen″ik) giving rise to a plexus or plexiform structure.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • plexogenic arteriopathy — plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy hypertrophy of arterial walls in part of the pulmonary vasculature, which may become obstructed, leading to plexiform thin walled vessels distally; seen in some cases of pulmonary hypertension. Cf. Ayerza… …   Medical dictionary

  • arteriopathy — Any disease of the arteries. [arterio + G. pathos, suffering] hypertensive a. arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension. plexogenic pulmonary a. SYN: Ayerza syndrome. * * * ar·te·ri·op·a·thy är .tir ē äp ə thē …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ayerza syndrome — pulmonary hypertension with dilatation of the pulmonary arteries, related to disease of the lungs; cf. plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy …   Medical dictionary

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