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telangiectasia

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noun tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia \ˌtel-ˌan-jē-ˌek-ˈtā-zh(ē-)ə, ˌtēl-, təl-\

Medical Definition of telangiectasia

plural tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sias or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·ses \-tə-ˌsēz\play

  1. 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

  2. 2:  hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

  3. tel·an·gi·ec·tat·ic \-ˌek-ˈtat-ik\play adjective



Variants of telangiectasia

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

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