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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  • hyperaemic — hyperaeˈmic or (N American) hypereˈmic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hyper …   Useful english 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

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  • injected — /ɪnˈdʒɛktəd/ (say in jektuhd) adjective inflamed; reddened; hyperaemic; bloodshot …   Australian English dictionary

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  • 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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