angiectasis


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angiectasis

 [an″je-ek´tah-sis]
abnormal, often extreme, dilatation of a blood or lymphatic vessel. See also lymphangiectasis and vasodilation. adj., adj angiectat´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·gi·ec·ta·si·a

, angiectasis (an'jē-ek-tā'zē-ă, -ek'tă-sis),
Dilation of a lymphatic or blood vessel.
[angio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
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an·gi·ec·ta·si·a

, angiectasis (an'jē-ek-tā'zē-ă, -ek'tă-sis)
Dilation of a lymphatic or blood vessel.
[angio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012