hematemesis

noun

he·​ma·​tem·​e·​sis
variants or chiefly British haematemesis
ˌhē-mə-ˈtem-ə-səs also ˌhē-mə-tə-ˈmē-səs
plural hematemeses -ˌsēz How to pronounce hematemesis (audio)
: the vomiting of blood

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“Hematemesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hematemesis. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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