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hyperemia

[hahy-per-ee-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˈi mi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.
Also, hyperaemia.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; hyper- + -emia
Related forms
hyperemic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperemia

hyperaemia

/ˌhaɪpərˈiːmɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) an excessive amount of blood in an organ or part
Derived Forms
hyperaemic, (US) hyperemic, adjective

hyperemia

/ˌhaɪpərˈiːmɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) the usual US spelling of hyperaemia
Derived Forms
hyperemic, adjective
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hyperemia in Medicine

hyperemia hy·per·e·mi·a (hī'pə-rē'mē-ə)
n.
An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.


hy'per·e'mic (-mĭk) adj.
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