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hyperemia

Definition:
The presence of an increased amount of blood in a body part or an organ leading to congestion or engorgement of blood vessels. Hyperemia can be due to increase of blood flow into the area (active or arterial), or due to obstruction of outflow of blood from the area (passive or venous).
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • active hyperaemia
  • arterial hyperaemia
  • arterial hyperemia
  • hyperaemia
  • venous hyperaemia
  • venous hyperemia
  • active hyperemia
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/276140
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RDF/XMLCreated 2016-04-06, last modified 2016-11-14