Medical Definition of Hyphemia
1. Synonym: hypovolaemia. Origin: hypo-+ G. Haima, blood (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Hyphemia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"hyphemia, or blood in the anterior chamber, appears of a dark-red color, usually as a distinct mass in the lower part of the chamber. ..."
2. The Commoner Diseases of the Eye: How to Detect and how to Treat Them by Casey Albert Wood, Thomas Adams Woodruff (1904)
"hyphemia.—Irido- dialysis or rupture of the iris.—Dislocation of the lens.—Deep injuries to the eye, such as rupture of the choroid.—Rupture of the eyeball. ..."
3. Text-book of Diseases of the Eye: For Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Howard Forde Hansell, William Merrick Sweet (1903)
"Hemorrhage into the anterior chamber (hyphemia) follows contusions, wounds by sharp ... Traumatic hyphemia indicates a break in the continuity of the iris. ..."
4. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1897)
"not be feared, and any extravasation of blood into the anterior chamber (hyphemia) becomes absorbed, while, as a whole, the functions of the iris will ..."
5. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat: A Manual for Students and Practitioners by Howard Charles Ballenger, Adolphus George Wippern (1917)
"These conditions may occur in consequence of contusion of the eye, and from this cause are generally permanent. hyphemia (blood in the anterior chamber) is ..."