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Noun: melaena
  1. Abnormally dark tarry faeces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)
    - melena

Derived forms: melaenas

Type of: BM, dejection, faecal matter [Brit, Cdn], faeces [Brit, Cdn], fecal matter [N. Amer], feces [N. Amer], ordure, stool

Encyclopedia: Melaena