or telangiectasis noun (plural -tasias or telangiectases) Etymology: New Latin, from tel- + angi- + ectasia, ectasis (as in atelectasis) Date: 1831 an abnormal dilation of red, blue, or purple superficial capillaries, arterioles, or venules typically localized just below the skin's surface (as of the face) — compare spider veintelangiectatic adjective

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  • telangiectasia — (n.) 1831, Modern Latin, from Gk. telos end (see TELE (Cf. tele )), + angeion vessel (see ANGIO (Cf. angio )), + ektasis a stretching out, extension, dilation …   Etymology dictionary

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  • telangiectasia — Dilation of the previously existing small or terminal vessels of a part. SYN: angiotelectasis, angiotelectasia. [G. telos, end, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching out] cephalo oculocutaneous t. an angioma involving the skin of the face,… …   Medical dictionary

  • telangiectasia — tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia (tĕl ăn jē ĕk tāʹzhə) also tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis ( ĕkʹtə sĭs) n. Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.   [New Latin : telo + Greek angeion, vessel; see angio + Greek ektasis,… …   Universalium

  • telangiectasia — noun A medical condition characterized by dark red blotches on the skin caused by chronic dilation of the capillaries …   Wiktionary

  • telangiectasia — ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Lesión vascular producida por la dilatación de los vasos capilares …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • telangiectasia — n. dilated dermal capillaries; widening of capillaries …   English contemporary dictionary

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