angiotelectasis


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angiotelectasis

 [an″je-o-tel-ek´tah-sis] (pl. angiotelec´tases.)
dilation of minute arteries or veins.
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tel·an·gi·ec·ta·si·a

(tel-an'jē-ek-tā'zē-ă),
Dilation of previously existing small or terminal vessels of a part.
[G. telos, end, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching out]
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angiotelectasis

(ăn′jē-ō-tĕ-lĕk′tə-sĭs)
n.
Dilation of the terminal arterioles, venules, or capillaries.
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