Hyperaemia
Hyperaemia 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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • hyperaemia — hyperaemia, hyperaesthesia, hyperaesthetic chiefly Brit var of HYPEREMIA, HYPERESTHESIA, HYPERESTHETIC * * * n. the presence of excess blood in the vessels supplying a part of the body. In active hyperaemia (arterial hyperaemia) the arterioles… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperaemia — n. the presence of excess blood in the vessels supplying a part of the body. In active hyperaemia (arterial hyperaemia) the arterioles are relaxed and there is an increased blood flow. In passive hyperaemia the blood flow from the affected part… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hyperaemia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 4466 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|780.99 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006940 Hyperemia describes the increase of blood flow to different tissues in the body.… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperaemia — An excess of blood in a region of the body …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • hyperaemia — /huy peuhr ee mee euh/, n. Pathol. hyperemia. * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperaemia — n. localized excess of blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperaemia — [ˌhʌɪpər i:mɪə] (US hyperemia) noun Medicine an excess of blood in an organ or other part of the body. Derivatives hyperaemic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • hyperaemia — /haɪpəˈrimiə/ (say huypuh reemeeuh) noun an increase in the blood in any part of the body. Also, Chiefly US, hyperemia. {New Latin. See hyper , emia} –hyperaemic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyperaemia —   n. excess of blood in a part.    ♦ hyperaemic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyperaemia — n. (US hyperemia) an excessive quantity of blood in the vessels supplying an organ or other part of the body. Derivatives: hyperaemic adj. Etymology: mod.L (as HYPER , AEMIA) …   Useful english dictionary

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