Hyperemia vs Hyperemic - What's the difference?

hyperemia | hyperemic |


As a noun hyperemia

is excess of blood in a body part.

As an adjective hyperemic is

pertaining to, or exhibiting hyperemia; congested with blood.

hyperemia

English

Alternative forms

* hyperaemia *

Noun

  • excess of blood in a body part.
  • See also

    * congestion

    hyperemic

    English

    Alternative forms

    *hyperaemic

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to, or exhibiting hyperemia; congested with blood.
  • *1996 , (David Foster Wallace), Infinite Jest , Abacus 2013, p. 208:
  • *:Calvin Thrust is quietly rumored to have on the shaft of his formerly professional porn-cartridge-performer's Unit a tattoo that displays the magiscule initials CT'' when the Unit is flaccid and the full name ''CALVIN THRUST when hyperemic .