Definition of Hyperaemia

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

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



Definition of Hyperaemia

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hyperemia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hyperaemia

1. An excess of blood in a part, engorgement. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperaemia

hyperactivity
hyperacuities
hyperacuity
hyperacusia
hyperacusic
hyperacusis
hyperacute
hyperacute purulent conjunctivitis
hyperacute rejection
hyperadenosis
hyperadiposis
hyperadrenalcorticalism
hyperadrenalism
hyperadrenocorticalism
hyperadrenocorticism
hyperaemia (current term)
hyperaemic
hyperaesthesia
hyperaesthesias
hyperaesthetic
hyperaggressive
hyperalaninaemia
hyperaldosteronism
hyperaldosteronisms
hyperalert
hyperalertness
hyperalgesia
hyperalgesias
hyperalgesic
hyperalgia

Literary usage of Hyperaemia

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1. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"In the early stages of intra-cranial syphilis there was a condition somewhat of the nature of hyperaemia. But then in Bright's disease, in which there was ..."

2. A Text book of ophthalmology by John Westley Wright (1896)
"The following may be considered under the head of inflammatory diseases of the conjunctiva: 1st. hyperaemia of the conjunc.tiea. 2nd. ..."

3. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1869)
"In acute threatening hyperaemia of the brain, croton-oil is peculiarly in repute, ... In congestive hyperaemia resulting from compression of the jugular ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1910)
"The experiences in the Munich surgical clinic as regards the hyperaemia treatment in ... The latter is promptly and positively influenced by hyperaemia, ..."

5. Pathology and treatment of diseases of the skin: For Practitioners and Students by Moriz Kaposi (1895)
"From general pathology it appears that hyperaemia forms the first step of most nutritive disturbances, especially of inflammation, suppuration, gangrene, ..."

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