noun Pathology.
hemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye, usually caused by trauma.

< Greek hýphaim(os) bloodshot (hyp- hyp- + -(h)aimos, derivative of haîma blood) + -a2

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hyphema hy·phe·ma (hī-fē'mə)
Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber of the eye.

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