Medical Dictionary


noun pe·te·chia \pə-ˈtē-kē-ə\
plural pe·te·chi·ae \-kē-ˌī\

Medical Definition of PETECHIA

:  a minute reddish or purplish spot containing blood that appears in skin or mucous membrane as a result of localized hemorrhage


July 01, 2015
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