Telangiectasia



telangiectasia tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia (těl-ān’jē-ěk-tā’zhə) or tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis (-ěk’tə-sĭs)
n.
Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.
tel·an’gi·ec·tat’ic (-tāt’ĭk) adj.

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