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ecchymosis

División en sílabas: ec·chy·mo·sis
Pronunciación: /ˌekəˈmōsəs
 
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Definición de ecchymosis en inglés:

sustantivo (plural ecchymoses /ˌekəˈmōˌsēz/)

Medicine
A discoloration of the skin resulting from bleeding underneath, typically caused by bruising.
Example sentences
  • 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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