endarteritis obliterans

endarteritis obliterans
endarteritis ob·lit·er·ans -ə-'blit-ə-.ranz, -rənz n endarteritis in which the intimal tissue proliferates and ultimately plugs the lumen of an affected artery called also obliterating endarteritis

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endarteritis in which the lumina of the smaller vessels become narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer; called also arteritis obliterans and Friedlдnder disease. See also arteriosclerosis obliterans.

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