active hyperaemia


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Related to active hyperaemia: reactive hyperemia

ac·tive hy·per·e·mi·a

(ak'tiv hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Hyperemia due to an increased afflux of arterial blood into dilated capillaries.
Synonym(s): fluxionary hyperemia, active hyperaemia.

active hyperaemia

The increase in blood flow though a tissue or organ occurring during, and as a necessary part of, increased metabolic activity.

ac·tive hy·per·e·mi·a

(ak'tiv hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Hyperemia due to an increased afflux of arterial blood into dilated capillaries.
Synonym(s): fluxionary hyperemia, active hyperaemia.