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Meaning of HYPERAEMIA

Pronunciation:  `hIpur'eemeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  increased blood in an organ or other body part
 

HYPERAEMIA is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hyperemia
 
 See Also: congestion, engorgement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy`per*[ae]"mi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "ype`r over +
a"i^ma blood.] (Med.)
A superabundance or congestion of blood in an organ or part
of the body.

{Active hyper[ae]mia}, congestion due to increased flow of
   blood to a part.

{Passive hyper[ae]mia}, interchange due to obstruction in the
   return of blood from a part. -- {Hy`per*[ae]"mic}, a.

 

 

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