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An increase in the quantity of blood flow to a body part; engorgement.

hy′per·e′mic (-mĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pathol the usual US spelling of hyperaemia
ˌhyperˈemic adj


(ˌhaɪ pərˈi mi ə)

an abnormally large amount of blood in any part of the body.
hy`per•e′mic, 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.hyperemia - 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"


n. hiperemia, exceso de sangre en un órgano, tejido o parte.
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Arthralgia and conjunctival hyperemia were among the other symptoms observed.
Having a drop that reduces redness without the side effects of rebound hyperemia or tachyphylaxis, which may lead to overuse and potential corneal toxicity, is a very exciting option that I look forward to recommending to my patients," stated Dr.
In the STRIDE 1 trial, statistical significance was achieved for the primary sign endpoint of conjunctival hyperemia change from baseline to day 15 in the intent-to-treat (ITT) population (p
FMD and reactive hyperemia (the transient increase in blood flow that occurs following a brief period of arterial occlusion) of an obese adult male with chronic motor complete paraplegia.
The normal pelican eye was found to have relative conjunctival hyperemia, absent filoplumes, iris color ranging from light blue to brown, and a subcircular vertically elongated pupil.
Postoperative complaints assessed in the examinations included ocular pain, eyelid edema, conjunctival hyperemia, and ocular irritation with burning.
There was no change in % post occlusive reactive hyperemia after HIIE in both normoxia and hypoxia.
A 49-year-old female patient presented with hyperemia, pain, proptosis, and blurred vision in both eyes.
Uveitis was graded assessing conjunctival hyperemia, corneal edema, and anterior chamber fibrin using the following subjective quali-quantitative criteria, as proposed by ANDRADE et al.
1A), disintegration and discontinuity in villous epithelia, irregularity, enlargement, decompression and eudema in villi, decrease in number of crypts, hyperemia and eudema in submucosae, mononuclear cellular infiltration were observed (Fig.
The nose bleeding shows that their lungs have been damaged, hyperemia is seen in the inner membranes of their eyelids and they have wounds on their skin," he added.
Piglets during their first week of life demonstrated clinical signs such as muscular weakness, lethargy, excessive salivation, cutaneous hyperemia, neurologic manifestations, and diarrhea; some died suddenly.