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lymphangiectasis

lymphangiectasis in Medicine

lymphangiectasis lym·phan·gi·ec·ta·sis (lĭm-fān'jē-ěk'tə-sĭs) or lym·phan·gi·ec·ta·si·a (lĭm-fān'jē-ĭk-tā'zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
Dilation of the lymphatic vessels. Also called lymphectasia.


lym·phan'gi·ec·tat'ic (-ĭk-tāt'ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • lymphangiectasis is a dilated or varicose condition of lymph vessels.

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