hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

noun

Medical Definition of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

: a hereditary abnormality that is characterized by multiple telangiectasias and by bleeding into the tissues and mucous membranes because of abnormal fragility of the capillaries

called also Rendu-Osler-Weber disease

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“Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hereditary%20hemorrhagic%20telangiectasia. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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