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

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