Angiopathy
Angiopathy An`gi*op"a*thy, n. [Angio- + Gr. pa`qos disease.] (Med.) Disease of the vessels, esp. the blood vessels. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • angiopathy — noun Any disease of the blood vessels …   Wiktionary

  • angiopathy — n. (Medicine) any disease of the blood vessels (esp. one that is a complication of diabetes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • angiopathy — an·gi·op·a·thy …   English syllables

  • angiopathy — noun any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts • Hypernyms: ↑pathology • Hyponyms: ↑angioma, ↑angiitis * * * ˌanjēˈäpəthē, anˈjäp noun ( es) Etymology: angi + pathy …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cerebral amyloid angiopathy — congophilic angiopathy vascular amyloidosis affecting small and medium sized arteries of the leptomeninges and cerebral cortex, resulting in microinfarcts or in hemorrhage; it may be asymptomatic or may result in hemorrhagic stroke or dementia.… …   Medical dictionary

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