[pi-tee-kee-uh l, -tek-ee-]
- pertaining to, resembling, or characterized by petechiae.
Origin of petechial
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Examples from the Web for petechial
In some cases there were petechial spots as well as a stupor.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
In three instances the animals died, presenting on the ears distinct evidences of the formation of petechial extravasations.
The hair also becomes thin and dry, and there is a tendency for petechial hemorrhages to develop at the roots.
A few days later petechial spots appeared at the site of the eczema.
In both scurvy and in exudative diathesis eczema and petechial hemorrhages are encountered.