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Definition of "hematochezia" []

  • The presence of fresh blood in stools, often due to lower gastrointestinal bleeding. (noun)

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Use "hematochezia" in a sentence
  • "While being investigated, the patient had a life-threatening hematochezia."
  • "A 53 year-old Caucasian man with no previous history of gastrointestinal bleeding presented with sudden, massive hematochezia and abdominal pain; his hemoglobin dropped from 12 to 8.3."
  • "Have you experienced any signs of bleeding (including hematochezia, melena or hematemesis)?"
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