livedo reticularis

[ rĭ-tĭk′yə-lârĭs ]

n.

A purplish network-patterned discoloration of the skin caused by dilation of capillaries and venules.

Nearby words

  1. livebearer,
  2. liveblog,
  3. lived,
  4. lived-in,
  5. livedo,
  6. livedoid,
  7. livedoid dermatitis,
  8. livelihood,
  9. livelily,
  10. livelong


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