anemic halo

n.

A pale, relatively avascular area in the skin seen around spider nevi, cherry angiomas, and some acute macular eruptions.

Nearby words

  1. anele,
  2. anelectric,
  3. anemia,
  4. anemic,
  5. anemic anoxia,
  6. anemic hypoxia,
  7. anemic infarct,
  8. anemic murmur,
  9. anemo-,
  10. anemochore


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