Petechiae
Petechiae Pe*tech"i*[ae], n. pl.; sing. {Petechia}. [NL., fr. LL. peteccia; cf. F. p['e]t['e]chie, It. petecchia, Sp. petequia, Gr. ? a label, plaster.] (Med.) Small crimson, purple, or livid spots, like flea-bites, due to extravasation of blood, which appear on the skin in malignant fevers, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • petechiae — pl. of petechia, c.1795 (from 1580s in English texts as an Italian word), Mod.L., from It. petecchia “specks or freckles on the face,” in plural form petecchie “measles,” of unknown origin. Related: Petechial …   Etymology dictionary

  • petechiae — Minute hemorrhagic spots, of pinpoint to pinhead size, in the skin, which are not blanched by pressure. [Mod. L. form of It. petecchie] calcaneal p. traumatic hemorrhage into the stratum corneum of the heel that may persist for several weeks as… …   Medical dictionary

  • petechiae — pl. n. small round flat dark red spots caused by bleeding into the skin or beneath the mucous membrane. Petechiae occur, for example, in the purpuras …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • petechiae — pɪ tɪːkɪə n. spot of blood showing through the skin, very small hemorrhage under the skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • petechiae — Pinpoint, unraised, round red spots under the skin caused by bleeding …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Петехии (Petechiae) — небольшие округлые плоские точечные темно красные пятнышки, обусловленные кровоизлияниями в коже или в слизистой оболочке. Петехии возникают, например, во время пурпуры. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • calcaneal petechiae — black heel …   Medical dictionary

  • Petechia — Petechiae Pe*tech i*[ae], n. pl.; sing. {Petechia}. [NL., fr. LL. peteccia; cf. F. p[ e]t[ e]chie, It. petecchia, Sp. petequia, Gr. ? a label, plaster.] (Med.) Small crimson, purple, or livid spots, like flea bites, due to extravasation of blood …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Пете́хии — (petechiae. итал. petecchia пятно, сыпь) пятна на коже или слизистой оболочке диаметром 1 2 мм, обусловленные капиллярным кровоизлиянием, см. Сыпи …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • petechia — (= petechiae (plural) ) Small round red purple spot, not raised and caused by intradermal haemorrhage …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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