Definitions for ecchymotic-ˈmɒt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•chy•mo•sis*ˌɛk əˈmoʊ sɪs(n.)(pl.)-ses

  1. a discoloration of the skin due to extravasation of blood, as in a bruise.

    Category: Pathology

* (-sēz)..

Origin of ecchymosis:

1535–45; < NL < Gk ekchýmōsis=ekchȳmō-, var. s. of ekchȳmoûsthai to become extravasated (ek- ec - +-chȳmoûsthai, v. der. of chȳmós juice, humor) +-sis -sis

ec`chy•mot′ic-ˈmɒt ɪk(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecchymotic(adj)

    pertaining to ecchymosis


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