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(ˌhaɪpərˈiːmɪə) or


(Pathology) pathol an excessive amount of blood in an organ or part
ˌhyperˈaemic, ˌhyperˈemic adj

hyperemia, hyperaemia

a congestion of the blood, occurring in any part of the body. — hyperemic, hyperaemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperaemia - increased blood in an organ or other body part
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
engorgement - congestion with blood; "engorgement of the breast"
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There should be minimal or no limbal hyperaemia and no visible anterior chamber reaction.
5% of cases with the common abnormalities being congestion, bent, uncinated and enlarged bulla ethmoidalis and presence of hyperaemia, crust and pus.
Ophthalmic examination of left eye revealed hyperaemia of conjunctiva and presence of many hairs on sclero-corneal patch of dark coloured pigmented skin over lateral side of eye (Fig.
LDM were undertaken in the following sequence: postocclusive hyperaemia with a 20-minute recovery period, thermal hyperaemia with a 20-minute recovery period, and cold stimulation.
Here, I hypothesize that functional hyperaemia results from the constant integration of vasoactive cues with region-dependent coupling emerging from different neuro-glia-vascular microcircuits, nuances in afferent wiring into vascular contractile elements and/or neuronal activity patterns.
In our study ocular complications which include retinal microaneurysms cotton wool spots retinal haemorrhages and optic disc hyperaemia developed in 25.
However, she mentioned about the increase of hyperaemia and pruritis by use of surgery gloves, and also difficulty while breathing when she worked for long hours in the surgery room.
After a short while the body reacts and the blood vessels expand, inducing hyperaemia.
4) Nasopharyngeal inflammation causes hyperaemia that may weaken the transverse and alar ligaments and the articular capsules resulting in atlantoaxial instability.
Yet in individual patients, elevated ICP may be associated with cerebral hyperaemia or cerebral ischaemia, subclinical seizures, or impaired autoregulation (where it is the elevated blood pressure that is the underlying problem).
Etanercept is administered by subcutaneous injections; the injection site reactions are typically limited to local hyperaemia and oedema and there is no evidence of local cell death or tissue necrosis (5).