hematemesis

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haematemesis or (US) hematemesis (ˌhiːməˈtɛmɪsɪs, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməˈtɛmɪsɪs, ˌhɛm-)
 
n
Compare haemoptysis vomiting of blood, esp as the result of a bleeding ulcer
 
[C19: from haemato- + Greek emesis vomiting]
 
hematemesis or (US) hematemesis
 
n
 
[C19: from haemato- + Greek emesis vomiting]

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hematemesis he·ma·tem·e·sis (hē'mə-těm'ĭ-sĭs, hěm'ə-, hē'mə-tə-mē'sĭs)
n.
The vomiting of blood.

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