hyperaemia

[hahy-per-ee-mee-uh]

hyperemia

or hy·per·ae·mi·a

[hahy-per-ee-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.

Origin of hyperemia

First recorded in 1830–40; hyper- + -emia
Related formshy·per·e·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperaemia

hyperaemia

US hyperemia

noun
  1. pathol an excessive amount of blood in an organ or part
Derived Formshyperaemic or US hyperemic, adjective

hyperemia

noun
  1. pathol the usual US spelling of hyperaemia
Derived Formshyperemic, adjective
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hyperaemia in Medicine

hyperemia

[hī′pə-rēmē-ə]
n.
  1. An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.
Related formshy′per•emic (-mĭk) adj.
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