Telangiectasis
Telangiectasis Tel*an`gi*ec"ta*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? end + ? vessel + ? extension.] (Med.) Dilatation of the capillary vessels. [1913 Webster]

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  • telangiectasis — [tel an΄jēek tā′zhə, tel an΄jē ek tā′zhē əte lan΄jē ek′tə sis] n. pl. telangiectases [tel an΄jē ek′təsēz΄] [ModL < Gr telos, an end (see TELO 2) + angeion, receptacle (see ANGIO ) + ektasis, extension, dilatation] Med. chronic dilatation of… …   English World dictionary

  • telangiectasis — noun see telangiectasia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • telangiectasis — telangiectatic /tel an jee ek tat ik/, adj. /tel an jee ek teuh sis/, n., pl. telangiectases / seez /. Pathol. chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels. [1825 35; < NL < Gk tél(os) end + angeî(on) receptacle + éktasis… …   Universalium

  • telangiectasis — A lesion formed by a dilated capillary or terminal artery, most commonly on the skin. See telangiectasia. * * * n. (pl. telangiectases) a localized collection of distended blood capillary vessels. It is recognized as a red spot, sometimes spidery …   Medical dictionary

  • telangiectasis — n. widening of the capillaries (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • telangiectasis — tel·an·gi·ectasis …   English syllables

  • telangiectasis — n.; pl. telangiectases a localized collection of distended blood capillary vessels. It is recognized as a red spot, sometimes spidery in appearance (see spider naevus), that blanches on pressure. Telangiectases may be found in the skin or the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • telangiectasis — tel•an•gi•ec•ta•sis [[t]tɛlˌæn dʒiˈɛk tə sɪs[/t]] n. pl. ses [[t] ˌsiz[/t]] pat chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels • Etymology: 1825–35; tel II+angi(o) + Gk éktasis extension =ekta , var. s. ofekteíneinto stretch… …   From formal English to slang

  • telangiectasis — /təlændʒiˈɛktəsəs/ (say tuhlanjee ektuhsuhs) noun (plural telangiectases /təlændʒiˈɛktəsiz/ (say tuhlanjee ektuhseez)) chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels, as seen in the faces of alcoholics, those exposed to raw,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • telangiectasis — noun see telangiectasia …   Useful english dictionary

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