Definition of Hyperemia

1. Noun. Increased blood in an organ or other body part.

Exact synonyms: Hyperaemia
Generic synonyms: Congestion
Specialized synonyms: Engorgement
Derivative terms: Hyperemic



Definition of Hyperemia

1. Noun. excess of blood in a body part. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyperemia

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperemia

hyperedge
hyperedges
hypereducated
hyperefficient
hyperekplexia
hyperekplexias
hyperelastic
hyperelasticities
hyperelasticity
hyperellipse
hyperellipses
hyperelliptic
hyperemesis
hyperemesis gravidarum
hyperemetic
hyperemia (current term)
hyperemias
hyperemic
hyperemotional
hyperemotionality
hyperencephaly
hyperendemic
hyperendemic disease
hyperenergetic
hyperentangled
hyperentanglement
hyperenthusiastic
hypereosinophilia
hypereosinophilic
hypereosinophilic syndrome

Literary usage of Hyperemia

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1. Therapeutic Gazette (1908)
"Bier says hyperemia is of value because (1) it has a pain-quieting action ... The explanation is that active hyperemia carries away poisonous materials ..."

2. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"hyperemia is a condition in which there is an engorgement of the vessels of the ... Active hyperemia, or congestion of the brain, may be caused by anything ..."

3. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"Cerebral hyperemia. A number of diseased conditions have been ascribed, especially by old authors, to hyperemia of the brain, which were due either to ..."

4. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Certain chemicals may cause active hyperemia; some locally, as in the case ... Other substances may produce active hyperemia in special vascular areas, eg, ..."

5. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"The local again are divided into the results of active hyperemia and of passive ... Among the local procedures those producing passive hyperemia (Bier) have ..."

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