Meaning of petechia

pe•te•chi•a

Pronunciation: (pi-tē'kē-u, -tek'ē-u), [key]
— pl. -te•chi•ae
  1. a minute, round, nonraised hemorrhage in the skin or in a mucous or serous membrane.
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