Ecchymose

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Ecchymose (Med) To discolor by the production of an ecchymosis, or effusion of blood, beneath the skin; -- chiefly used in the passive form; as, the parts were much ecchymosed .
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Usage

In literature:

The left side of the chest was emphysematous and ecchymosed.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
There may be burns, vesications, and ecchymoses; arborescent markings are not uncommon.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
If near the surface, it may be superficially ecchymosed.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Blood spots (or ecchymoses) are also found on the heart and lungs.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Occasionally the engorged conjunctival vessels give way, causing numerous small extravasations (ecchymoses).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Ecchymoses of the muscular substance are met with occasionally.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
No peritonitis, or ascites, or ecchymoses in the mucous membranes were noted in the autopsies made on sheep by Ruedi.
"Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease" by Albert Cornelius Crawford
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