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me·le·na

 (mə-lē′nə)
n.
The passage of black, tarry stools composed largely of blood that has been acted on by gastric juices, indicative of bleeding in the upper digestive tract.

[New Latin melēna, from Greek melaina, feminine of melās, black.]
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melena

(məˈliːnə)
n
(Pathology) US excrement, or formerly vomit, stained by blood
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Noun1.melena - abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)
faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure, BM, dejection, stool - solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
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me·le·na

n. melena, masa de heces fecales negruscas y pastosas que contiene sangre digerida.
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