hematochezia

[hi-mat-oh-kee-zee-uh, hee-muh-toh-, hem-uh-]

noun Pathology.

the passage of bloody stools.

Origin of hematochezia

hemato- + Greek chéz(ein) to defecate + -ia
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hematochezia in Medicine

hematochezia

[hē′mə-tō-kēzē-ə, hĭ-măt′ə-]

n.

The passage of bloody stools.
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