redness of an area of skin, caused by enlargement and proliferation of the underlying small blood vessels
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Permanent dilation of pre-existing small blood vessels creating focal red lesions, which may present as a coarse or fine red line or as a punctum with radiating limbs
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<clinical sign> A permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules), creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. Also called telangiectasis. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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(tә-lan″je-әk-ta´zhә) a vascular lesion daused by dilation of a group of small blood vessels to form a small, discolored lesion on the skin. Superficial telangiectasias are sometimes seen in the normal newborn on the nape of the neck (“stork bites”) or on the upper eyelids or up...
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(tele-(1) + ectasia) permanent dilation of preexisting blood vessels (capillaries, arterioles, venules), creating small focal red lesions, usually in the skin or mucous membranes. Called also telangiectasis.
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telangiectasis, telangiectasia 1. A chronic dilatation of the capillaries and other small blood vessels. 2. Chronic dilation of groups of capillaries causing elevated dark red blotches on the skin.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tel-an′jē-ek-tā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Dilation of previously existing small or terminal vessels of a part. Synonyms: angiotelectasis, angiotelectasia
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Dilated, small superficial blood vessels.Picture of telangiectasias on the legPicture of telangiectasias on the armPronunciation: tee-LAN-jek-TAY-ja • (noun)
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The permanent enlargement of blood vessels, causing redness in the skin or mucous membranes.
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Telangiectasias ə or angioectasias (also known as spider veins) are small dilated blood vessels near the surface of the skin or mucous membranes, measuring between 0.5 and 1 millimeter in diameter. They can develop anywhere on the body but are commonly seen on the face around the nose, cheeks, and chin. They can also develop on the legs, specific
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