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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
Translations
hemoragický

hem·or·rhag·ic

a. hemorrágico-a;
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hemorrhagic

adj hemorrágico
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Intracerebral hemorrhage due to hemorrhagic disease of the newborn and failure to administer vitamin K at birth.
2) Since hemorrhagic disease of the newborn can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, it should be prevented by providing vitamin K prophylaxis to all newborns.
These two cases illustrate that hemorrhagic disease of the newborn can occur when prophylactic vitamin K is not administered and that it can have devastating consequences.

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