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spider naevus

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Definition of spider naevus in English:

noun

A cluster of minute red blood vessels visible under the skin, occurring typically during pregnancy or as a symptom of certain diseases (e.g. cirrhosis or acne rosacea).
Example sentences
  • The injection of a small amount of solution is normally enough to cause the spider naevus to disappear.
  • As one can see from this picture, the spider naevi are not easily visualized in a picture.
  • Most red scars and spider naevi are treatable in one or two sessions.

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