Hyperemia definition

hīpə-rēmē-ə
An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.
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An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.
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Excess of blood in a body part.
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An increased blood flow or congestion of blood in an organ, tissue, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hyperemia
Plural:
hyperemias

Origin of hyperemia

  • From Ancient Greek ὑπέρ (huper, “over”) + αἷμα (haima, “blood”).

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