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[tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-sis] /tɛlˌæn dʒiˈɛk tə sɪs/
noun, plural telangiectases
[tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-seez] /tɛlˌæn dʒiˈɛk təˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels.
noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz), -sias
(pathol) an abnormal dilation of the capillaries or terminal arteries producing blotched red spots, esp on the face or thighs


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