[per-ee-ahr-tuh-rahy-tis] /ˌpɛr iˌɑr təˈraɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the outer coat and tissues surrounding an artery.

periarteritis per·i·ar·te·ri·tis (pěr’ē-är’tə-rī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the outer coat of an artery.


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