hemangiectasis

hemangiectasis

 [he-man″je-ek´tah-sis]
dilatation of blood vessels.

he·man·gi·ec·ta·sis

, hemangiectasia (hē'man-jē-ek'tă-sis, hem-an-; -ek-tā'zē-ă),
Dilation of blood vessels.
[G. haima, blood, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching]

he·man·gi·ec·ta·sis

, hemangiectasia (hē-man'jē-ek'tă-sis, -ek-tā'zē-ă)
Dilation of blood vessels.
Synonym(s): haemangiectasis, haemangiectasia.
[G. haima, blood, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching]
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[PGE.sub.2], generated by COX-2 from arachidonic acid, is responsible for increasing vascular permeability and hemangiectasis. Besides, [PGE.sub.2] is also associated with fluid leakage and protein extravasation [29].
In addition, pathological examinations results also showed that tissues structure of the gastric and small intestine mucosa were normal, and no obvious fibroplasia, hemangiectasis, and inflammatory cell infiltration were observed (Figures 2(c) and 2(d)).