[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM hyperemiahy·per·e·mic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hyperemia
In the hyperemic area, vesicles or bullae form, containing first serum and later possibly sero-pus.
These actions are antiphlogistic and hyperemic, and these in turn may be either antiseptic or astringent.
British Dictionary definitions for hyperemia
/ (ˌhaɪpərˈiːmɪə) /
pathol the usual US spelling of hyperaemia
Derived forms of hyperemiahyperemic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyperemia
[ hī′pə-rē′mē-ə ]
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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