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Ecchymosis



[ek-uh-moh-sis] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ sɪs/

noun, plural ecchymoses
[ek-uh-moh-seez] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
a discoloration due to extravasation of blood, as in a bruise.
/ˌɛkɪˈməʊsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
1.
discoloration of the skin through bruising

ecchymosis ec·chy·mo·sis (ěk’ĭ-mō’sĭs)
n. pl. ec·chy·mo·ses (-sēz’)
The passage of blood from ruptured blood vessels into subcutaneous tissue, marked by a purple discoloration of the skin.
ec’chy·mot’ic (-mŏt’ĭk) adj.

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