blood disease


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Noun1.blood disease - a disease or disorder of the blood
cytopenia - a deficiency of some cellular element of the blood
acidemia - a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)
alkalemia - a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)
blood dyscrasia - any abnormal condition of the blood
acanthocytosis - the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)
agranulocytosis, agranulosis, granulocytopenia - an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
analbuminemia - an abnormally low level of albumin in the blood serum
Banti's disease, Banti's syndrome - a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
parasitaemia, parasitemia - a condition in which parasites are present in the blood
bleeder's disease, haemophilia, hemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
afibrinogenemia - the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
blood poisoning, septicaemia, septicemia - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
erythroblastosis - a blood disease characterized by the abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the blood
haemoglobinopathy, hemoglobinopathy - a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
histiocytosis - a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
hydremia - blood disorder in which there is excess fluid volume compared with the cell volume of the blood
hypothrombinemia - a low level of prothrombin (factor II) in the circulating blood; results in long clotting time and poor clot formation and sometimes excessive bleeding; can result from vitamin K deficiency
hypervolaemia, hypervolemia - a blood disorder consisting of an increase in the volume of circulating blood
hypovolaemia, hypovolemia - a blood disorder consisting of a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
leucocytosis, leukocytosis - an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
leucopenia, leukopenia - an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
lymphocytopenia, lymphopenia - an abnormally small number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
lymphocytosis - an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
microcytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia
polycythemia - a disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
peliosis, purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
thrombocytopenia, thrombopenia - a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
uratemia - presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid salts in the blood; symptom of gout
uricaciduria - presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout
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The Genetic Blood Disease Centre at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), which opened in February last year, is currently only able to treat male patients.
Manama- Jan7(BNA)The Blood Disease Centre will open on January 16, said Health Minister Sadiq bin Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi.
Bakeel Saleh Ahmed moved from the remote Al-Mahweet governorate to Sana'a seven months ago so that his two-year-old, who suffers from another blood disease similar to thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, could receive treatment.
JAMIE Baker will take another step on his remarkable recovery from a life-threatening blood disease today when he takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round of the AEGON Championships at Queen's.
CYPRUS WILL get its own state-of-the-art blood disease research centre by 2011.
Ellen was the daughter of a blood disease specialist.
The twins run away from home with plans to join the army, but Mamo, who suffers from a debilitating blood disease, becomes ill and must turn back.
On July 4, 1934, at the age of 67, Curie died of aplastic anemia, a blood disease that often results from radiation exposure.
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A charity cabaret show is being staged for a young boy with an incurable blood disease.
But no, this time it's the straight brother (Bruno Todeschini) who's dying of a mysterious blood disease and the gay one (Eric Caravaca) who offers him support.
They say the two countries will conduct joint seismic research, co-operate against floods, forest fires and landslides, and undertake research into thalassaemia, a chronic blood disease that is common in both countries.