hyperemia

noun hy·per·emia \ ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mē-ə \

Definition of hyperemia

:excess of blood in a body part :congestion

hyperemic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hyperemia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

hyperemia

noun hy·per·emia
variants: or chiefly British hyperaemia play \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

hyperemic

or chiefly British hyperaemic play \-mik\ adjective

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