hyperemia

play
noun hy·per·emia \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mē-ə\

Definition of hyperemia

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

hyperemic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hyperemia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1839


Medical Dictionary

hyperemia

noun hy·per·emia
variants: or chiefly British

hyperaemia

\ˌhī-pə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

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

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