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Definition of the noun haematochezia

What does haematochezia mean as a name of something?


  1. passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)

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Google previewSaunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Emergency Medicine (2011)

by Shailen Jasani

Haematochezia refers to bright red fresh blood either on the surface of or mixed in with faeces, and this must be differentiated from melaena (see below). The source of the blood is typically the anus, rectum or descending colon (see Box 9.4).

Google previewRevision Notes for the FRCEM Intermediate SAQ Paper (2017)

by Clara Oliver

Haematochezia is the passage of fresh or altered blood per rectum usually due to colonic bleeding. Occasionally profuse upper GI or small bowel bleeding can be responsible. Previous MRCEM question Upper GI bleeding is a significant ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Critical Care (2016)

by Clinical Professor Division of Critical Care Andrew Webb, Mervyn Singer, Professor of Critical Care Medicine Medicine Health Policy & Management and Clinical & Translational Science Derek Angus, Professor of Critical Care Simon Finfer, Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Luciano Gattinoni, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine Mervyn Singer

Haematochezia is the passage of fresh blood ...

Google previewOh's Intensive Care Manual (2008)

by Andrew D Bersten

Haematochezia is the passage of bright red or maroon blood from the rectum, in the form of pure blood or admixed with stool. It usually represents a lower intestinal source of bleeding, but can also be a feature of massive upper GI bleeding.

Google previewClinical Investigations at a Glance (2017)

by Jonathan Gleadle, Jordan Li, Tuck Yong

Haematochezia is the passage of fresh or altered blood per rectum, usually due to colonic bleeding but can rarely be due to rapid and profuse UGI bleeding ( UGIB). Acute UGIB is a medical emergency with a hospital mortality of 6–13%.

Google previewTextbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (2006)

by Peter Cameron, George Jelinek, Ian Everitt

Haematochezia Is the passage of bright red blood per rectum. Haematemesis and melaena are usually indicative of an ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

haematochezia [Br.] see hematochezia . haematochyluria [Br] ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

Black stool may also be iatrogenic–charcoal, iron, bismuth Note: The closer the initial point of bleeding is to the rectum, the more likely there will be fresh blood– haematochezia vs melena–partially metabolised blood; melena triggers a workup ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

Cruenta, Haematochezia - d. Dyspeptica, Lientery – d. Hepatica, Hepatirrhoea – d. Ingestorum, Lientery-d. Lienteria, Lientery – d. Mucosa, see Diarrhoead. Purulenta, Pyochezia—d. Sanguinolenta, Haematochezia– d. Stercoraria, see ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

haematochezia /hmtkh/ [Gk, haima + chezein, defaecate], the passage of red or maroon-coloured stool through the rectum. The cause is usually bleeding in the colon or rectum, but it may result from the loss of blood ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

hematochezia, haematochezia (hem'a-tó-ké'zi-á), n. . [NL. haematochezia ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

hematochezia, haematochezia (hem'a-to-ke'- e'li-a), n. [Gr.<z'(/«j(r-), blood, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

hematochezia haematochezia (hem'a-to-ké'zi-ii.) n. [ Nib harnmtochcfia, ( Gr. alna(r-), blood,+xé§ew, evacuate the bowels.] Passage ...

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