telangiectasia

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia

noun \ˌte-ˌlan-jē-ˌek-ˈtā-zh(ē-)ə, ˌtē-, tə-\
plural tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sias or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·ses\-tə-ˌsēz\

Definition of TELANGIECTASIA

:  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
tel·an·gi·ec·tat·ic \-ˌek-ˈta-tik\ adjective

Variants of TELANGIECTASIA

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis \-ˈek-tə-səs\

Origin of TELANGIECTASIA

New Latin, from tel- + angi- + ectasia, ectasis (as in atelectasis)
First Known Use: 1831

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia

noun \ˌtel-ˌan-jē-ˌek-ˈtā-zh(ē-)ə, ˌtēl-, təl-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sias or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·ses \-tə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of TELANGIECTASIA

1
: an abnormal dilation of red, blue, or purple superficial capillaries, arterioles, or venules typically located just below the skin's surface (as on the face)—see spider vein
tel·an·gi·ec·tat·ic \-ˌek-ˈtat-ik\ adjective

Variants of TELANGIECTASIA

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis \-ˈek-tə-səs\

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: telanthera
Previous Word in the Dictionary: telang
All Words Near: telangiectasia

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up telangiectasia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More