noun, plural ec·chy·mo·ses [ek-uh-moh-seez]. /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ siz/. Pathology.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of ecchymosis
OTHER WORDS FROM ecchymosisec·chy·mot·ic [ek-uh-mot-ik], /ˌɛk əˈmɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby ecchymosis
Example sentences from the Web for ecchymosis
Thus, with the hæmorrhage we get ecchymosis, and consequent red staining of the surrounding structures.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
Occasionally the os planum is perforated, resulting in emphysema of the eyelids or an ecchymosis like a ‘black eye’.
The sub-conjunctival ecchymosis, however, persists for several weeks and disappears like other extravasations.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The black-fly, Simulium venustum, inflicts a painless bite, with ecchymosis and hmorrhage at the site of puncture.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
Ocular ecchymosis occurs in a small proportion of cases, especially of the graver types.