hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚hem·ə′raj·ik tə¦lan·jē·ek′tā·zhə]
(medicine)
An inherited disease characterized by dilatation of groups of capillaries and a tendency to hemorrhage. Also known as Osler-Rendu-Weber disease.