"Hyperemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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).
- Active Hyperemia
- Hyperemia, Active
- Arterial Hyperemia
- Hyperemia, Arterial
- Venous Engorgement
- Engorgement, Venous
- Venous Congestion
- Congestion, Venous
- Passive Hyperemia
- Hyperemia, Passive
- Reactive Hyperemia
- Hyperemia, Reactive
- Hyperemias, Reactive
- Reactive Hyperemias
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