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Medical Term:

telangiectasia

Pronunciation: tel-an'je-ek-ta'ze-a

Definition: Dilation of previously existing small or terminal vessels of a part.

Synonym(s): angiotelectasis, angiotelectasia

[G. telos, end, + angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching out]

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