arterial spider

n.

A telangiectatic arteriole in the skin having capillary branches that radiate from a central area in a manner similar to legs from the body of a spider.spider nevus spider telangiectasia vascular spider

Nearby words

  1. arterial ligament,
  2. arterial line,
  3. arterial murmur,
  4. arterial nephrosclerosis,
  5. arterial sclerosis,
  6. arterial tension,
  7. arterialize,
  8. arterially,
  9. arteriarctia,
  10. arteriectasis


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