ecchymotic


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ec·chy·mot·ic

(ek'i-mot'ik),
Relating to an ecchymosis.

ecchymotic

[ek′imot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, ek, out, chymos, juice
pertaining to a discolored area on the skin or membrane caused by blood seeping into the tissue as a result of a contusion. Compare bruise.

ec·chy·mot·ic

(ek-i-mot'ik)
Relating to an ecchymosis.

ecchymosis

(ĕk-ĭ-mō′sĭs) plural.ecchymoses [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
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TRAUMATIC ECCHYMOSIS
Superficial bleeding under the skin or a mucous membrane; a bruise. See: illustration
ecchymotic (-mŏt′ĭk), adjective
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These lesions tend to be nonpalpable, ecchymotic, and non-blanching, with a linear or geometric morphology.
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Within hours, the ecchymotic lesion on her right thigh rapidly grew in size, with increased erythema and necrotic changes in the surrounding tissue (Figure 1, A and B).
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