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or Brit  an*gio-oe*de*ma  npl  -mas  or  -ma*ta   :  an allergic skin disease characterized by patches of circumscribed swelling involving the skin and its subcutaneous layers, the mucous membranes, and sometimes the viscera - called also angioneurotic edema , giant urticaria, Quincke's disease, Quincke's edema  .
Similar sounding terms:  angio-oedema 

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