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hyperaemia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperaemia  \Hy`per*[ae]"mi*a\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  "ype`r  over  + 
  a"i^ma  blood.]  (Med.) 
  A  superabundance  or  congestion  of  blood  in  an  organ  or  part 
  of  the  body. 
 
  {Active  hyper[ae]mia},  congestion  due  to  increased  flow  of 
  blood  to  a  part 
 
  {Passive  hyper[ae]mia},  interchange  due  to  obstruction  in  the 
  return  of  blood  from  a  part  --  {Hy`per*[ae]"mic},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hyperaemia 
  n  :  excessive  blood  in  an  organ  or  other  body  part  [syn:  {hyperemia}] 




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