passive 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.

pas·sive hy·per·e·mi·a

hyperemia due to an obstruction in the flow of blood from the affected part, the venous radicles becoming distended.
Synonym(s): venous hyperemia

pas·sive hy·per·e·mi·a

(pas'iv hī'pĕr-ē'mē-ă)
Hyperemia due to an obstruction in the flow of blood from the affected part, the venous radicles becoming distended.
Synonym(s): venous hyperemia.

hyperemia

an excess of blood in a part.

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 to flow of blood from the area.
pulpal hyperemia
hyperemia of the tooth pulp.
reactive hyperemia
that due to increase in blood flow after its temporary interruption.
venous hyperemia
passive hyperemia.