hyperemia

or hy·per·ae·mi·a

[hahy-per-ee-mee-uh]

Origin of hyperemia

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

hyperemia

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