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[ lĭm-făn′jē-ĕktə-sĭs ]


Dilation of the lymphatic vessels.lymphectasia

Nearby words

lymphadenopathy-associated virus, lymphadenosis, lymphagogue, lymphangi-, lymphangial, lymphangiectasis, lymphangiectomy, lymphangio-, lymphangioendothelioma, lymphangiography, lymphangiology
Related formslym•phan′gi•ec•tatic (-ĭk-tătĭk) adj.
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Examples from the Web for lymphangiectasis

  • Lymphangiectasis is a dilated or varicose condition of lymph vessels.

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