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Melaena

Definition of the noun melaena

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noun - plural: -

  1. abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)

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Melaena a.k.a. Jérôme Soudan is a musical artist.

Phrases with Melaena

  1. Leia melaena
  2. Baris Melaena
  3. Lytta melaena
  4. Enispe Melaena
  5. Sphinx Melaena
  6. Acontia Melaena
  7. Atherix Melaena
  8. Bacidia Melaena
  9. Balacra Melaena
  10. Biatora Melaena
  11. Cyrtoma Melaena
  12. Issoria Melaena
  13. Lecidea Melaena
  14. Locusta Melaena
  15. Micarea Melaena
  16. Phronia Melaena
  17. Prosena Melaena
  18. Asterina Melaena
  19. Baridius Melaena
  20. Bilimbia Melaena

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Melaena

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Google previewGastroenterology and Nutrition (2016)

Key Articles from the Medicine journal by Derek G. Waller

Melaena is the passage of substantially digested blood that appears black. Melaena is a consequence of upper or midgut bleeding and is not considered further in this article. Acute lower GI bleeding is common, although massive bleeds are ...

Google previewTextbook of Surgery (2008)

by Joe Tjandra, Gordon J. A. Clunie, Andrew H. Kaye, Julian A. Smith

Melaena is the passage of black tarry stools.

Incidence Haematemesis and melaena is a common and important symptom complex presenting either as an acute catastrophic illness or more electively with prolonged minor bleeding. Patients ...

Google previewPocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine (2011)

by Anne Ballinger

Melaena is the passage of black tarry stools (the result of altered blood) and usually indicates bleeding from a site proximal to the jejunum. Acute massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding may present with fresh rectal bleeding, almost always in ...

Google previewMacleod's Clinical Examination E-Book (2013)

by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson

Melaena is the passage of tarry, shiny black stools with a characteristic odour and results from upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Distinguish this from the matt black stools associated with oral iron or bismuth therapy. Excessive alcohol ingestion ...

Google previewSOLVED On Organon

Melaena is the tarry stool. Common Causes 1. Duodenal ulcer. 2. Portal cirrhosis — Due to rupture of oesophageal varices. 3. Gastric ulcer. 4. Typhoid ulceration. 5. Tuberculosis of the intestine. 6. Malignancy of the intestine. 7. Ulcers of ...

Google previewStephens' Detection and Evaluation of Adverse Drug Reactions (2011)

Principles and Practice by John Talbot, Jeffrey K. Aronson

The definition is given as “Melaena is the passage of black stools ”.

Google previewDavidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine (2013)

by Brian R. Walker, Nicki R Colledge

Melaena is the passage of black, tarry stools containing altered blood; it is usually caused by bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract, although haemorrhage from the right side of the colon is occasionally responsible. The characteristic ...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Medical Imaging (2011)

by M J Darby, D Barron, R E Hyland

Melaena is the black tarry faeces that are passed following GI haemorrhage. The black colour occurs as the iron in haemoglobin oxidizes as it passes through the GI tract. Mostly, melaena occurs around 14 hours after bleeding has occurred as ...

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

by Shailen Jasani

Melaena refers to dark tarry faeces that represents blood digested in the intestinal tract and is a much more serious clinical sign than haematochezia ( Figure 9.1). Melaena may result from lesions in the gastrointestinal tract and is usually the ...

Google previewJuta's Manual of Nursing (2005)

by Mataniele Sophie Mogotlane, Joyce Mokoena, Motshedisi Eunice Chauke

Melaena is the presence of digested blood in the stools, giving it a tarry black colour. Frank blood in the stool denotes bleeding in the colon, rectum or anal canal. Changes in bowel habits or stool character may signal the presence of colon ...

Google previewEssentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book (2017)

by Nicola Zammitt, Alastair O'Brien

Melaena is the passage of black tarry stools (the result of altered blood) and usually indicates bleeding from a site proximal to the jejunum. Acute massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding may present with fresh rectal bleeding, almost always in ...

Google previewRotunda midwifery for nurses and midwives (1908)

by Guy Theodore Wrench

Melaena is a very serious sign, so always send for a doctor. Convulsions. — Babies are far more apt to have convulsions than adults. The causes of convulsions in a baby are many. Sometimes some serious brain disease is the cause.

Google previewClinical Gastroenterology (2011)

A Practical Problem-Based Approach by Nicholas J Talley

Melaena is the passage of black tarry stool and usually represents upper gastrointestinal bleeding, but at times may represent bleeding from the small intestine or proximal colon. • Hematochaezia isthe passage ofpurered bloodorblood mixed ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Medicine (2003)

by D. A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox, John D. Firth

Melaena is a clinical diagnosis made on the observation of ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine (1855)

Comprising Treatises on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Medical Jurisprudence, Etc., Etc

The remedy which has acquired the highest reputation as a styptic in melaena is the oil of turpentine. It appears to have been first recommended by ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Melaena. The passing of dark tarry faeces, usually due to bleeding from the stomach or small intestines. The blood undergoes chemical changes as the result of the action of the digestive process, which produces large amounts of sulphide of ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Melaena. Bloodinthe FAECES in which dark, tarry masses are passed from the bowel. It is due to bleeding from the stomach or from the higher partof the bowel, the blood undergoing chemical changes under the action of the secretions, and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology ... (1845)

Indeed, the evacuations often present, in nearly the same states of constitutional or visceral disease, every variety of colour and appearance, from those just described as constituting melaena to those resulting from the manifest and abundant ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Melanchlorus, Melaena. Melanchole, Atrabilis. Melancholia flatulosa, Hypochondriasis—m. Nervea, Hypochondriasis—m. Suicidium, Suicide—m. Uterina, Nymphomania. Melancholy, erotic, Erotomania —m.

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

megaoesophagus melaena Adrenal gland Kidney Megaloureter Obstruction Urinary bladder Urethra Megaloureter megaoesophagus /megމۑāǀsofމۑgۑs/> Gk, megas +oisophagos, gullet], abnormal dilation of the lower segments of the ...

Google previewAcupoint Dictionary (2009)

by David Hartmann

SIGNS Br SYMPTOMS CAUTIONS Megalomania Psychiatrist Psychologist Melaena GP (reg cont) Melancholy Melanoma GP Specialist Memory loss Memory poor - long-term Memory poor — short-term Meni'ere's GP (reg cont) syndrome ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Melaena. The passing of dark tarry faeces, usually due to bleeding from the stomach or small intestines. The blood undergoes chemical changes as the result of the action of the digestive process, which produces large amounts of sulphide of ...

Google previewDictionary of Nursing (2003)

by Peter Hodgson Collin

melaena lma'lirna/ noun black faeces where the colour is caused by bleeding in the intestine melan- lmelan/ prefix same as melano- (used before vowels) melancholia / ...

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