hematochezia

noun
he·​ma·​to·​che·​zia
variants: or chiefly British haematochezia \ ˌhē-​mə-​tə-​ˈkē-​zē-​ə also ˌhem-​ə-​; hi-​ˌmat-​ə-​ How to pronounce haematochezia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematochezia

: the passage of blood in the feces — compare melena

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“Hematochezia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hematochezia. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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