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blush

 [blush]
sudden, brief erythema of the face and neck, resulting from vascular dilatation due to emotion or heat.

blush

(blŭsh),
1. A sudden and brief redness of the face and neck due to emotion.
2. In angiography, used metaphorically to describe neovascularity or, in some cases, extravasation.
[M.E., fr. O.E. blyscan,]

blush

Etymology: ME, blusshen, to redden
a brief, diffuse erythema of the face and neck, commonly the result of dilation of superficial small blood vessels in response to heat or sudden emotion.

blush

(blŭsh)
1. A sudden and brief redness of the face and neck due to emotion.
2. In angiography, used metaphorically to describe neovascularity or, in some cases, extravasation.
[M.E., fr. O.E. blyscan,]
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