Medical Term:

lymphangiectasis

Pronunciation: lim-fan′jē-ek′tă-sis, -ek-tā′zē-a

Definition: Dilation of the lymphatic vessels, the basic process that may result in the formation of a lymphangioma.

Synonym(s): lymphectasia, telangiectasia lymphatica

[lymphangio- + G. ektasis, a stretching]

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