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ec·chy·mo·sis

 (ĕk′ĭ-mō′sĭs)
n.
The passage of blood from ruptured blood vessels into subcutaneous tissue, marked by a purple discoloration of the skin.

[New Latin, from Greek ekkhumōsis, extravasation, from ekkhumousthai, to extravasate : ek-, out; see ecto- + khumos, juice; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

ec′chy·mot′ic (-mŏt′ĭk) adj.

ecchymosis

(ˌɛkɪˈməʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) discoloration of the skin through bruising
[C16: from New Latin, from Greek ekkhumōsis, from ekkhumousthai to pour out, from khumos juice]
ecchymosed, ecchymotic adj

ec•chy•mo•sis

(ˌɛk əˈmoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
a discoloration of the skin due to extravasation of blood, as in a bruise.
[1535–45; < New Latin < Greek ekchýmōsis=ekchȳmō-, variant s. of ekchȳmoûsthai to become extravasated (ek- ec- + -chȳmoûsthai, v. derivative of chȳmós juice, humor) + -sis -sis]
ec`chy•mot′ic (-ˈmɒt ɪk) adj.

ecchymosis

1. the secretion of blood from a blood vessel into the surrounding tissue as a result of a bruise.
2. the bruise or discoloration thus caused.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ecchymosis - the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
bruise, contusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
2.ecchymosis - the escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Translations
ekchymóza
ihonalainenverenvuoto

ec·chy·mo·sis

n. equimosis, pop. morado, moratón;
cambio de color de la piel de azulado a verde debido a extravasación de sangre en el tejido subcutáneo celular;
hematoma.
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