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Inflammation of the inner lining of an artery.

[New Latin endartērium, inner lining of an artery; see endarterectomy + -itis.]
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Noun1.endarteritis - inflammation of the inner lining of an artery
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Radiation therapy is known to cause fibrosis and vascular compromise, including endarteritis obliterans.