[muh-lee-nuh] /məˈli nə/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the discharge of black, tarry, bloody stools, usually resulting from a hemorrhage in the alimentary tract.

melena me·le·na (mə-lē’nə)
The passage of black tarlike stools containing blood that has been acted on by the intestinal juices.


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