Medical Dictionary

hematemesis

noun he·ma·tem·e·sis

Medical Definition of hematemesis

plural

hematemeses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the vomiting of blood

Variants of hematemesis

or chiefly British

haematemesis

\ˌhē-mə-ˈtem-ə-səs also ˌhē-mə-tə-ˈmē-səs\play play


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