angiodysplasia
Degenerative or congenital structural abnormality of the normally distributed vasculature.

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n.
an abnormal collection of small blood vessels in the wall of the bowel, which may bleed. It is diagnosed by colonoscopy, enteroscopy (see enteroscope), or angiography and may be treated by diathermy coagulation or by surgical removal.

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an·gio·dys·pla·sia (an″je-o-dis-plaґzhə) small abnormalities of blood or lymphatic vessels.

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