Definition of telangiectasia
plural tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sias or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sesplay \-tə-ˌsēz\
: an abnormal dilation of red, blue, or purple superficial capillaries, arterioles, or venules typically localized just below the skin's surface (as of the face) — compare spider vein
Variants of telangiectasia
Origin of telangiectasia
New Latin, from tel- + angi- + ectasia, ectasis (as in atelectasis)
First Known Use: 1831
Medical Definition of telangiectasia
plural tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sias or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·ses \-tə-ˌsēz\play
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