Relating to an ecchymosis.

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  • Ecchymotic — Ec chy*mot ic, a. Pertaining to ecchymosis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ecchymotic — adjective see ecchymosis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ecchymotic — See ecchymosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • ecchymotic — adj. of or pertaining to an ecchymosis, of or pertaining to a discoloration on the skin caused by a blow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ecchymotic — ec·chy·mot·ic …   English syllables

  • ecchymotic — adjective see ecchymosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • ecchymotic mask — cyanotic discoloration of the head and neck as a result of traumatic asphyxia …   Medical dictionary

  • ecchymosis — ecchymotic /ek euh mot ik/, adj. /ek euh moh sis/, n., pl. ecchymoses / seez/. Pathol. a discoloration due to extravasation of blood, as in a bruise. [1535 45; < NL < Gk ekchýmosis extravasation, equiv. to ek EC + chym(ós) juice + osis OSIS] * *… …   Universalium

  • ecchymosis — noun (plural ecchymoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ekchymōsis, from ekchymousthai to extravasate blood, from ex + chymos juice more at chyme Date: 1541 the escape of blood into the tissues from ruptured blood vessels • ecchymotic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Edema — The swelling of soft tissues as a result of excess water accumulation. Edema is often more prominent in the lower legs and feet toward the end of the day as a result of pooling of fluid from the upright position maintained during the day. Upon… …   Medical dictionary

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