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tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sia

 (tĕl-ăn′jē-ĕk-tā′zhə) also tel·an·gi·ec·ta·sis (-ĕk′tə-sĭs)
n.
Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.

[New Latin : tel(o)- + Greek angeion, vessel; see angio- + Greek ektasis, expansion (from ekteinein, to stretch out : ek-, ex, ex- + teinein, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots).]

tel·an′gi·ec·tat′ic (-tăt′ĭk) adj.
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tel•an•gi•ec•ta•sis

(tɛlˌæn dʒiˈɛk tə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels.
[1825–35; tel-2 + angi(o)- + Greek éktasis extension = ekta-, variant s. of ekteínein to stretch out (ek- ec- + teínein to stretch) + -sis -sis]
tel•an`gi•ec•tat′ic (-ˈtæt ɪk) adj.
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Translations

tel·an·gi·ec·ta·si·a

n. telangiectasia, telangiectasis, condición causada por dilatación de los vasos capilares y arteriolas que puede formar un angioma.
hereditary hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica
hereditaria;
lympathic ______ linfática.
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telangiectasia

n telangiectasia; hereditary hemorrhagic — telangiectasia hemorrágica hereditaria
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