melena

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, based on Ancient Greek μέλαινα (mélaina, black).

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Noun[edit]

melena (uncountable)

  1. the passage of dark, tarry stools containing blood, a result of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέλαινα (mélaina, black)

Noun[edit]

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melena f (plural melene)

  1. (pathology) melena

Spanish[edit]

melena

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic مُلَيِّنَة‎, from classical Arabic مُلَيِّنَة(mulayyina, softening).

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Noun[edit]

melena f (plural melenas)

  1. mane (longer hair growth around head of male lions)
    Synonym: crin

Derived terms[edit]

  • desmelenar (to dishevel, ruffle the hair of; to lose one's composure, let one's hair down)