Definition of Hyphema

1. Noun. Bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye.

Generic synonyms: Bleeding, Haemorrhage, Hemorrhage



Medical Definition of Hyphema

1. Haemorrhage within the anterior chamber of the eye. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyphema

hyperæmic
hyperæsthesia
hyperæsthesiæ
hyperæsthetic
hyperæsthetical
hypes
hypester
hypesters
hypesthesia
hypethral
hypha
hyphae
hyphaema
hyphal
hyphedonia
hyphema (current term)
hyphemia
hyphemias
hyphen
hyphen-minus
hyphen-minuses
hyphenate
hyphenated
hyphenated compound
hyphenated compounds
hyphenates
hyphenating
hyphenation
hyphenations
hyphenator

Literary usage of Hyphema

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"... who had been struck in the eye by a harness buckle. The eye had been blind for years. Patient has been in the Kansas City clinics. hyphema was present. ..."

2. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat by Burton Alexander Randall, George Edmund DeSchweinitz (1901)
"hyphema most often follows injuries and contusions of, and operations upon, ... hyphema has been observed as a result of dysmenorrhea and purpura ..."

3. A Synopsis of the North American Lichensby Edward Tuckerman by Edward Tuckerman (1882)
"... which are to play so great a part in the lichen-world, is a dimly-seen, primordial tissue—a web or network of exceedingly delicate filaments (hyphema, ..."

4. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"SICKLE CELL hyphema Individuals with sickle cell hemoglobinopathies, including sickle cell trait, ..."

5. Titles of original articles printed in American and Canadian medical ...by American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1901)
"... pleural, early aspiration of (91) 525 Eye, anatomy of (34) 345 artificial, closed (96) 1810 contusions of, producing obliterating hyphema (103) 469, ..."

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