melanorrhagia


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me·le·na

(me-lē'nă), Although the correct pronunciation of this word is as noted, the more usual U.S. pronunciation is mel'ena.
Passage of dark-colored, tarry stools, due to the presence of blood altered by the intestinal juices. Compare: hematochezia.
[G. melaina, fem. of melas, black]

melanorrhagia

(1) Haematochezia, see there. 
(2) Melena, see there.
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