melæna

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

melæna (countable and uncountable, plural melænas or melænæ)

  1. Alternative form of melena.
    • 1891, Charles Hilton Fagge, Philip Henry Pye‐Smith, Text‐book of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, Volume II, page #178:
      Dr Chambers records a case in which it appeared certain that a gradual oozing of blood, causing continued melæna, was arrested by dilute sulphuric acid, with Battley’s solution of opium.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

melæna m (plural melænas)

  1. Alternative form of méléna.

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