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English definition of “melaena”


noun [U] specialized (US melena)     /məˈliːn.ə/ US  //
dark solid body waste that contains blood as a result of bleeding in the upper part of the intestines : Overdosage may cause nausea , dizziness , hyperventilation , vomiting , and melaenaExcrement and its excretion
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