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hematochezia

[ hi-mat-oh-kee-zee-uh, hee-muh-toh-, hem-uh- ]
/ hɪˌmæt oʊˈki zi ə, ˈhi mə toʊ-, ˌhɛm ə- /
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noun Pathology.
the passage of bloody stools.
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Origin of hematochezia

hemato- + Greek chéz(ein) to defecate + -ia
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Medical definitions for hematochezia

hematochezia
[ hē′mə-tō-kēzē-ə, hĭ-măt′ə- ]

n.
The passage of bloody stools.
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