hematochezia

hematochezia

[hi-mat-oh-kee-zee-uh, hee-muh-toh-, hem-uh-]
noun Pathology.
the passage of bloody stools.

Origin:
hemato- + Greek chéz(ein) to defecate + -ia

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hematochezia he·ma·to·che·zi·a (hē'mə-tō-kē'zē-ə, hĭ-māt'ə-)
n.
The passage of bloody stools.

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