lymphangiectasia


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lymphangiectasis

 [lim-fan″je-ek´tah-sis]
dilatation of the lymphatic vessels. adj., adj lymphangiectat´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.

lym·phan·gi·ec·ta·sis

, lymphangiectasia (lim-fan'jē-ek'tă-sis, -ek-tā'zē-a),
Dilation of the lymphatic vessels, the basic process that may result in the formation of a lymphangioma.
[lymphangio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
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lym·phan·gi·ec·ta·sis

, lymphangiectasia (lim-fan'jē-ek'tă-sis, -ek-tā'zē-ă)
Dilation of the lymphatic vessels, the basic process that may result in the formation of a lymphangioma.
Synonym(s): lymphectasia.
[lymphangio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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