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blood·shot

(blŭd'shot),
Denoting locally congested smaller blood vessels of a part (for example, the conjunctiva) that are dilated and visible.

bloodshot

(blŭd′shŏt′)
adj.
Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels: bloodshot eyes.

bloodshot

a redness of the conjunctiva or sclera of the eye caused by dilation of blood vessels in the tissues.

bloodshot

adjective Red and inflamed; infused with blood, or having turgid blood vessels; especially, inflamed or irritated conjunctivae.

bloodshot

Vox populi adjective Red and inflamed; infused with blood, or having turgid blood vessels; especially, inflamed or irritated conjunctivae

blood·shot

(blŭd'shot)
Denoting locally congested smaller blood vessels of a part (e.g., the conjunctiva) that are dilated and visible.
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Bloodshot eyes occur when the small blood vessels of the usually transparent conjunctiva membrane on the surface of the eye become enlarged and congested with blood, giving a red tint to the underlying sclera, the "white" of the eyes.
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