telangiectases

telangiectasis

[tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-sis]
noun, plural telangiectases [tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-seez] . Pathology.
chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin < Greek tél(os) end + angeî(on) receptacle + éktasis extension

telangiectatic [tel-an-jee-ek-tat-ik] , adjective
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telangiectasis or telangiectasia (tɪˌlændʒɪˈɛktəsɪs, tɪˌlændʒɪɛkˈteɪzɪə)
 
n , pl -ses, -sias
pathol an abnormal dilation of the capillaries or terminal arteries producing blotched red spots, esp on the face or thighs
 
[C19: New Latin, from Greek telos end + angeion vessel + ektasis dilation]
 
telangiectasia or telangiectasia (tɪˌlændʒɪˈɛktəsɪs, tɪˌlændʒɪɛkˈteɪzɪə, -ˌsiːz)
 
n
 
[C19: New Latin, from Greek telos end + angeion vessel + ektasis dilation]
 
telangiectatic or telangiectasia
 
adj

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