Definition of Telangiectasia

1. Noun. (medicine) A medical condition characterized by dark red blotches on the skin caused by chronic dilation of the capillaries ¹



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Definition of Telangiectasia

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Medical Definition of Telangiectasia

1. A permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules), creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. Also called telangiectasis. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telangiectasia

tela elastica
tela subcutanea
tela submucosa
tela submucosa pharyngis
tela subserosa
telae
telaesthesia
telalgia
telalginite
telalginites
telamon
telamones
telamons
telangiectases
telangiectasia (current term)
telangiectasia lymphatica
telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans
telangiectasia verrucosa
telangiectasias
telangiectasic
telangiectasies
telangiectasis
telangiectasy
telangiectatic
telangiectatic angioma
telangiectatic cancer
telangiectatic fibroma
telangiectatic glioma
telangiectatic lipoma

Literary usage of Telangiectasia

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1. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"The explanation of the cause of the telangiectasia in these cases furnishes an interesting clew to the etiology of similar conditions, such as angioma ser- ..."

2. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1919)
"This is in marked contrast to the number of instances of telangiectasia following ... telangiectasia following a single erythema dose or subsequent to an ..."

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