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hyperemia

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noun hy·per·emia \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mē-ə\

Definition of hyperemia

  1. :  excess of blood in a body part :  congestion

hy·per·emic play \-mik\ adjective


Origin of hyperemia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1839

Rhymes with hyperemia


Medical Dictionary

hyperemia

noun hy·per·emia

Medical Definition of hyperemia

  1. :  excess of blood in a body part (as from an increased flow of blood due to vasodilation) :  congestion

  2. hy·per·emic or chiefly British hy·per·ae·mic \-mik\play adjective



Variants of hyperemia

or chiefly British hy·per·ae·mia \ˌhī-pə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

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