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Definition of the noun haematochezia
What does haematochezia mean as a name of something?
- passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
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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).
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 ...
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 ...
Oh'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.
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%.
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 ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
haematochezia [Br.] see hematochezia . haematochyluria [Br] ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mosby'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 ...
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hematochezia, haematochezia (hem'a-tó-ké'zi-á), n. . [NL. haematochezia ...
The 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, ...
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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The value of this 13-letter word is 32 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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