noun, plural ec·chy·mo·ses [ek-uh-moh-seez] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ siz/. Pathology.
Origin of ecchymosis
Examples from the Web for ecchymosis
The openings in the small intestine were not as a rule difficult to find, on account of the ecchymosis which surrounded them.
Thus, with the hæmorrhage we get ecchymosis, and consequent red staining of the surrounding structures.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
Sphacelus ultimately takes place at the points of ecchymosis.
Beyond these wounds, on other coils oval patches of ecchymosis, due to direct bruising, were present.
Ecchymosis is extravasation of blood into the tissues underlying the skin.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various