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

History and Etymology for hyperemia

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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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