Definición de ecchymosis en inglés:

ecchymosis

Silabificación: ec·chy·mo·sis
Pronunciación: /ˌekəˈmōsis
 
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sustantivo (plural ecchymoses /ˌekəˈmōˌsēz/)

Medicine
  • A discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath, typically caused by bruising.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The skin and mucous membranes should be inspected for cyanosis, pallor, ecchymoses, telangiectasia, gingivitis, or evidence of bleeding from the oral or nasal mucosa.
    • Skin hemorrhages in the form of petechiae, ecchymoses, hematomas, and purpura will quickly become apparent.
    • Blanching macules or papules on the extremities (especially palms and soles) appear two to three days later, which may then progress to palpable purpura or necrotic ecchymoses.

Origen

mid 16th century: modern Latin, from Greek ekkhumōsis 'escape of blood', from ekkhumonathai 'force out blood'.

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman