Definition of angioneurotic in English:



  • (of oedema) marked by swelling and itching of areas of skin, usually allergic in origin.

    • ‘Also, a case of angioneurotic edema caused by exposure to metal fumes was reported.’
    • ‘Any patient with a history of angioneurotic edema, whether related to an ACE inhibitor, angiotensin receptor blockers, or another cause, should not be given an ACE inhibitor.’
    • ‘Angioedema sometimes used to be called angioneurotic oedema.’
    • ‘The patient even brought the office note of that visit with him, which offered the opinion that angioneurotic edema had occurred and that cilostazol was the cause.’
    • ‘Foreign body aspiration, trauma, and allergic reaction (acute angioneurotic edema) are among the noninfectious causes of airway obstruction and are included in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with stridor.’