passive hyperemia

n.

Hyperemia resulting from an obstruction in the flow of blood from a body part.venous hyperemia

Nearby words

  1. propter hoc,
  2. proptosis,
  3. proptotic,
  4. propulsion,
  5. propulsive,
  6. propyl alcohol,
  7. propyl aldehyde,
  8. propyl group,
  9. propyla,
  10. propylaeum


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