[ tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-sis ]
/ t蓻l藢忙n d蕭i藞蓻k t蓹 s瑟s /
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noun, plural tel路an路gi路ec路ta路ses [tel-an-jee-ek-tuh-seez]. /t蓻l藢忙n d蕭i藞蓻k t蓹藢siz/. Pathology.
chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels.
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Origin of telangiectasis

1825鈥35; <New Latin <Greek t茅l(os) end + ange卯(on) receptacle + 茅ktasis extension

OTHER WORDS FROM telangiectasis

tel路an路gi路ec路tat路ic [tel-an-jee-ek-tat-ik], /t蓻l藢忙n d蕭i 蓻k藞t忙t 瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telangiectasis


telangiectasia (t瑟藢l忙nd蕭瑟蓻k藞te瑟z瑟蓹)

/ (t瑟藢l忙nd蕭瑟藞蓻kt蓹s瑟s) /

noun plural -ses (-藢si藧z) or -sias
pathol an abnormal dilation of the capillaries or terminal arteries producing blotched red spots, esp on the face or thighs

Derived forms of telangiectasis

telangiectatic (t瑟藢l忙nd蕭瑟蓻k藞t忙t瑟k), adjective

Word Origin for telangiectasis

C19: New Latin, from Greek telos end + angeion vessel + ektasis dilation
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