Definition of vasculitic in US English:

vasculitic

adjective

Medicine
  • See vasculitis

    • ‘As in this case, asthma may appear to be relatively quiescent as the full-blown vasculitic disorder becomes clinically manifest.’
    • ‘This genetic disorder predisposes to chronic obstructive airway disease, chronic liver disease, and rarely to skin and vasculitic disorders.’
    • ‘Immediate therapy can be dramatic in effect and prevent further vasculitic complications, permanent blindness, or death.’
    • ‘The commonest causes of vasculitic ulcers are rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, and polyarteritis nodosa.’
    • ‘The vasculitic phase usually develops within three years of the onset of asthma.’

Pronunciation

vasculitic

/-ˈlitik/