hyperemia

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hyperemia

 [hi″per-e´me-ah]
an excess of blood in a part; called also engorgement. adj., adj hypere´mic.
active hyperemia (arterial hyperemia) that due to local or general relaxation of arterioles.
leptomeningeal hyperemia congestion of the pia-arachnoid.
passive hyperemia that due to obstruction of flow of blood from the area.
reactive hyperemia that due to increase in blood flow after its temporary interruption.
venous hyperemia passive hyperemia.

hy·per·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă),
The presence of an increased amount of bloodflow in a part or organ.
See also: congestion.
[hyper- + G. haima, blood]

hyperemia

(hī′pə-rē′mē-ə)
n.
An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.

hy′per·e′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hyperemia

An excess of blood flow through a particular tissue. Cf Congestion.

hy·per·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of an increased amount of blood in a part or organ.
See also: congestion
[hyper- + G. haima, blood]

hyperemia

an increased blood flow to an organ or tissue.

hy·per·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Increased amount of bloodflow in a body part or organ.
See also: congestion
[hyper- + G. haima, blood]