hyperemia

noun
hy·per·emia | \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mē-ə \

Definition of hyperemia 

: excess of blood in a body part : congestion

Other Words from hyperemia

hyperemic \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mik \ adjective

First Known Use of hyperemia

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

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New Latin

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hyperemia

noun
hy·per·emia
variants: or chiefly British hyperaemia \ˌhī-pə-ˈrē-mē-ə \

Medical Definition of hyperemia 

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

Other Words from hyperemia

hyperemic or chiefly British hyperaemic \-mik \ adjective

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