active 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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ac·tive hy·per·e·mi·a

hyperemia resulting from an increased afflux of arterial blood into dilated capillaries.
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ac·tive hy·per·e·mi·a

(ak'tiv hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Hyperemia due to an increased afflux of arterial blood into dilated capillaries.
Synonym(s): fluxionary hyperemia, active hyperaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ac·tive hy·per·e·mi·a

(ak'tiv hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Hyperemia due to an increased afflux of arterial blood into dilated capillaries.
Synonym(s): fluxionary hyperemia, active hyperaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012