arteriectasis

[är-tîr′ē-ĕktə-sĭs]

n.

The vasodilation of the arteries.

Nearby words

  1. arterial spider,
  2. arterial tension,
  3. arterialize,
  4. arterially,
  5. arteriarctia,
  6. arteriectomy,
  7. arteries,
  8. arterio-,
  9. arterioatony,
  10. arteriocapillary


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