Definition of angioneurotic in English:

angioneurotic

adjective

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

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Also, a case of angioneurotic edema caused by exposure to metal fumes was reported.’
    • ‘Angioedema sometimes used to be called angioneurotic oedema.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

angioneurotic

/ˌandʒɪəʊnjʊəˈrɒtɪk/