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haemophilia

(ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə; ˌhɛm-) or

hemophilia

n
(Pathology) an inheritable disease, usually affecting only males but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor wound may result in fatal bleeding
ˌhaemoˈphiliˌoid, ˌhemoˈphiliˌoid adj

hemophilia, haemophilia

a tendency to uncontrolled bleeding. Also hemorrhaphilia, haemorrhaphilia. — hemophiliac, haemophiliac, n., adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
an hereditary tendency, in males, toward a deficiency in coagulation factors in the blood. — hemophiliac, haemophiliac, n., adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleedinghaemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
classical haemophilia, classical hemophilia, haemophilia A, hemophilia A - hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
Christmas disease, haemophilia B, hemophilia B - a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
angiohemophilia, vascular hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease - a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
sex-linked disorder - any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones; "hemophilia is determined by a gene defect on an X chromosome"
Translations
hemofilia

haemophilia

hemophilia (US) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] Nhemofilia f

haemophilia

[ˌhiːməˈfɪliə] hemophilia (US) nhémophilie f

haemophilia

, (US) hemophilia
nBluterkrankheit f, → Hämophilie f (spec)

haemophilia

hemophilia (Am) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] nemofilia
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When experts from Newcastle Hospitals NHS trust visited Kerala, South India, they found that haemophilia sufferers were often unable to go to school or work - and some had even been deserted by their families.
Now the North East's Haemophilia Centre has joined the World Federation of Haemophilia's twinning program to help advance diagnosis and treatment in the town of Aluva, in the state of Kerala.
Roche announced that the European Commission has approved Hemlibra (emicizumab) for routine prophylaxis of bleeding episodes in people with haemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitors.
Tribune News Network Doha Pfizer, in partnership with Friends of Haemophilia Society, launched 'HemoHeroes', a first-of its-kind haemophilia gaming application for young male children aged 4 years and above.
Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency) and haemophilia B (factor IX deficiency) are the most common and serious congenital coagulation factor deficiencies.
M2 PHARMA-July 12, 2017-Bayer grants USD2m to 16 recipients across eight countries under BHAP in aid of haemophilia research and patient care
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com)-- Haemophilia is a mostly inherited genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to make blood clots, a process needed to stop bleeding.
SUKKUR -- World Haemophilia Day will be observed on Monday here like other parts of the country.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes haemophilia as a hereditary bleeding disorder due to a partial or total lack of an essential blood clotting factor.
Italian Registry of Haemophilia and Allied Disorders.
Elocta is a recombinant human factor VIII Fc fusion protein with an extended half-life and is the first haemophilia A treatment in the EU to offer prolonged protection against bleeding episodes with prophylactic injections every three to five days.