haematochezia

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haematochezia

The passage of fresh blood in the stool, which is typically admixed with stool and blood clots.

he·ma·to·che·zi·a

(hē'mă-tō-kē'zē-ă)
Passage of bloody stools, in contradistinction to melena, or tarry stools.
Synonym(s): haematochezia.
[hemato- + G. chezō, to go to stool]

haematochezia

The passage of unaltered blood via the anus, indicating recent lower intestinal bleeding.

he·ma·to·che·zi·a

(hē'mă-tō-kē'zē-ă)
Passage of bloody stools, in contradistinction to melena, or tarry stools.
Synonym(s): haematochezia.
[hemato- + G. chezō, to go to stool]