Takayasu arteritis (disease syndrome)

Takayasu arteritis (disease syndrome)
Ta·ka·ya·su arteritis (disease, syndrome) (tah-kah-yahґsoo) [Mikito Takayasu, Japanese surgeon, 1860–1938] see under arteritis.

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