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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.

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]
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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.
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hyperemia

An excess of blood flow through a particular tissue. Cf Congestion.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hyperemia

an increased blood flow to an organ or tissue.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012