melanorrhagia
SYN: melena. [melano- + G. rhegnymi, to burst forth]

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  • Melena — Stools or vomit stained black by blood pigment or dark blood products. * * * Passage of dark colored, tarry stools, due to the presence of blood altered by the intestinal juices. Cf.:hematochezia. SYN: melanorrhagia, melanorrhea. [G. melaina, fem …   Medical dictionary

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