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Definition of "hematemesis" []

  • Blood within vomitus; the vomiting of blood. (noun)

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Use "hematemesis" in a sentence
  • "Its fruitpulp is used as mild laxative, against fevers, arthritis, vatavyadhi (nervous system diseases), all kinds of rakta-pitta (bleeding, such as hematemesis or hemorrhages), as well as cardiac conditions and stomach problems such as acid reflux."
  • "Nausea, vomiting and hematemesis are quite common and may occur in patients with only mild theophylline toxicity."
  • "The severe gastrointestinal bleeding causes frequent, and at times violent, hematemesis (vomiting of blood), and it was this symptom that earned the sickness the name of vómito prieto."