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Medical Term:

microaneurysm

Pronunciation: mi'kro-an'yu-rizm

Definition: Focal dilation of retinal capillaries occurring in diabetes mellitus, retinal vein obstruction, and absolute glaucoma, or of arteriolocapillary junctions in many organs in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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