Definition of hyperemic in US English:

hyperemic

(British hyperaemic)

adjective

Medicine
  • See hyperemia

    • ‘At the onset, the skin is warm, hyperemic, and dry.’
    • ‘In compromised tissue, the hyperemic area will not blanch.’
    • ‘The slightly edematous and hyperemic appendix was removed by laparoscopic surgery.’
    • ‘The lungs were hyperemic and the alveolar spaces distended by neutrophils-morphologically very similar to early bacterial pneumonia.’
    • ‘The researchers also noted that following training there was a reduced reactive hyperemic flow (blood flow after cuff deflation).’

Pronunciation

hyperemic

/-ˈrēmik/