- an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.
Origin of hyperemia
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Examples from the Web for hyperaemia
Hyperaemia always makes parts of the body much more sensitive than before.Health Through Will Power
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If hyperaemia is present, we have a more certain and rather more lasting effect.
Mrs. Dodd smiled, and proceeded to Hyperaemia, and thence to the Antiphlogistic Regimen.Hard Cash
Anaemic individuals are often subject to discomfort from hyperaemia of this nature.
The hyperaemia abates soon after completion of the special duties of the individual sections.
- pathol an excessive amount of blood in an organ or part
- pathol the usual US spelling of hyperaemia
- An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.
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