Hematemesis: The medical term for bloody vomitus.
The word "hematemesis" is made up of "hema-", blood + "emesis", vomit = bloody vomit.
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hematemesis /heÂ·maÂ·temÂ·eÂ·sis/ (heâ€³mah-temÂ´Ä•-sis) the vomiting of blood. heÂ·maÂ·temÂ·eÂ·sis (h m-t m-s s, h m-, h m-t-m s s) n. The vomiting of blood.
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