hyperaemia(redirected from Hyperaemic)
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Related to Hyperaemic: hyperemic, Oedematous, active hyperemia
hyperaemiaAn increase in the amount of blood in a part, organ or tissue as a result of widening (dilatation) of the supplying arteries.
ruborredness due to hyperaemia/vasodilatation; classic sign (with calor, tumor, dolor and laeso functionare) of acute inflammation
Excessive accumulation of blood in a part of the body. Note: also spelt hyperemia. Syn. injection. See ciliary injection; conjunc-tival injection.