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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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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.
When the conjunctiva is distressed, its blood vessels dilate and fill, leading to the redness associated with hyperaemia.
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.
Although a pattern of hyperaemia, ischaemia and restored vitality was observed, the differences over a period of 3 years were limited (Fig.
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).
Cystoid macular oedema has been uncommonly reported (>1/1000 to 1/10) were growth of eyelashes (up to 45% in first year with new reports decreasing to 7% at 2 years and 2% at three years), conjunctival hyperaemia (mostly trace to mild - up to 44% in first year decreasing to 13% at 2 years and 12% at 3 years), and ocular pruritus (up to 14% in first year decreasing to 3% at 2 years and 0% at 3 years).
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).
The second problem is what doctor's call rebound hyperaemia - your nose gets used to decongestants and symptoms can worsen after stopping them.
7,9) This complex series of events lead to the acute signs and symptoms associated with SAC, which are often bilateral and include diffuse conjunctival hyperaemia, chemosis, eyelid swelling, and occasionally papillae on the palpebral conjunctiva (see Figures 1 and 2, page 54).
a Glasgow Coma Score (GCS) [less than or equal to]8, may have different pathologies, including an extradural haematoma, subdural haematoma, cerebral ischaemia, cerebral hyperaemia, vasospasm, diffuse axonal injury, and/or focal haemorrhagic contusions.