[ hahy-per-ee-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈi mi ə /
an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.
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Origin of hyperemia
First recorded in 1830–40; hyper-
OTHER WORDS FROM hyperemiahy·per·e·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperemia
Derived forms of hyperemiahyperemic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyperemia
An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.
Other words from hyperemiahy′per•e′mic (-mĭk) adj.
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