[ek-uh-moh-sis] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural ecchymoses
[ek-uh-moh-seez] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a discoloration due to extravasation of blood, as in a bruise.
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
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.
- Ecchymotic mask
ecchymotic mask n. A dusky discoloration of the head and neck occurring when the trunk has been subjected to sudden and extreme compression, as in traumatic asphyxia.
1. . 1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. ecclesiastic(al) Ecclesiastes 1. ecclesiastic 2. ecclesiastical
[ek-uh lz] /ˈɛk əlz/ noun 1. Sir John Carew [kuh-roo] /kəˈru/ (Show IPA), 1903–97, Australian physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1963. 2. Marriner Stoddard [mar-uh-ner stod-erd] /ˈmær ə nər ˈstɒd ərd/ (Show IPA), 1890–1977, U.S. economist and banker. 1. . 1. . 2. . /ˈɛkəlz/ noun 1. a town in NW England, in Salford unitary […]
- Eccles cake
noun 1. (Brit) a pastry with a filling of dried fruit