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Medical Term:

capillaropathy

Pronunciation: kap′i-lă-rop′ă-thē

Definition: Any disease of the capillaries, often applied to vascular changes in diabetes mellitus.

Synonym(s): microangiopathy

[capillary + G. pathos, disease]

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