collateral hyperemia

n.

Hyperemia resulting from increased blood flow through collateral channels when the flow through the main artery is arrested.

Nearby words

  1. collateral,
  2. collateral artery,
  3. collateral circulation,
  4. collateral damage,
  5. collateral fissure,
  6. collateral inheritance,
  7. collateral ligament,
  8. collateral sulcus,
  9. collateral vessel,
  10. collateralize


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