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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

hyperemic

play \-mik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology 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

hyperemic

or chiefly British

hyperaemic

\-mik\play adjective


Variants of hyperemia

or chiefly British

hyperaemia

\ˌhī-pə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

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