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hyphema

[ hahy-fee-muh ]
/ haɪˈfi mə /
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noun Pathology.
hemorrhage in the anterior chamber of the eye, usually caused by trauma.
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Origin of hyphema

<Greek hýphaim(os) bloodshot (hyp-hyp- + -(h)aimos, derivative of haîma blood) + -a2
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Medical definitions for hyphema

hyphema
[ hī-fēmə ]

n.
Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber of the eye.
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