hyperemia

noun
hy·​per·​emia | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈē-mē-ə How to pronounce hyperemia (audio) \

Definition of hyperemia

: excess of blood in a body part : congestion

Other Words from hyperemia

hyperemic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈē-​mik How to pronounce hyperemic (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce hyperaemia (audio) \

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 How to pronounce hyperaemic (audio) \ adjective

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