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hem·or·rhage

 (hĕm′ər-ĭj)
n.
1. Excessive discharge of blood from the blood vessels; profuse bleeding.
2. A copious loss of something valuable: a hemorrhage of corporate earnings.
v. hem·or·rhaged, hem·or·rhag·ing, hem·or·rhag·es
v.intr.
1. To bleed copiously.
2. To undergo a rapid and sudden loss: a gubernatorial candidate whose popularity hemorrhaged after a disastrous debate.
v.tr.
To lose (something valuable) rapidly and in quantity: The company was hemorrhaging capital when it was bought by another firm.

[From obsolete hemoragie, emorogie, from Middle English emorogie, from Old French emoragie, from Latin haemorrhagia, from Greek haimorrhagiā : haimo-, hemo- + -rrhagiā, -rrhagia.]

hem′or·rhag′ic (hĕm′ə-răj′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.hemorrhagic - of or relating to a hemorrhage
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Translations
hemoragický

hem·or·rhag·ic

a. hemorrágico-a;
___ colitisatribuida a una infección de Eschirichia coli ___.
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hemorrhagic

adj hemorrágico
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Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) i s a coagulation disturbance i n newborns due t o Vitamin K deficiency.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews looked at randomized trials to determine the effectiveness of vitamin K prophylaxis in preventing classic hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. (1) Two trials demonstrated that a single dose of intramuscular vitamin K reduced clinical bleeding at 1 to 7 days.
He stated that the bleeding could be due to hemorrhagic disease of the newborn or duodenal ulcer.

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