blood disorder


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Noun1.blood disorder - 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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At a ceremony held recently a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in this regard by PDO Human Resources Director Mundhir bin Salem Al Barwani and deputy chairman of Oman Hereditary Blood Disorder Association Thuraya bint Saif Al Hosni.
2 million if the genetic blood disorder is not detected early.
SAN DIEGO -- In a retrospective review of blood disorder patients treated with stem cells from their own cord blood (autologous transplant) or from the cord blood of a sibling (allogeneic-related transplant), the majority of the patients were cured or achieved remission from their disease, according to a report presented today at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) annual meeting.
According to medical practitioners, thalassaemia is a major health problem in Pakistan and is the most prevalent genetically transmitted blood disorder with a carrier rate of 5-8%.
According to the Ministry of Health, every one in 12 people in the UAE are carriers of thalassaemia, a blood disorder, which requires patients to undergo blood transfusions.
This debilitating, often deadly human blood disorder results from a mutation in beta-globin, a protein subunit of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying molecule of red blood cells.
They highlighted the significance of the day, besides various aspects, causes of the blood disorder.
Dubai: Doctors and activists working with thalassaemia patients called for earlier screening for the genetic blood disorder, saying pre-marital screening has failed to prevent the birth of new patients.
Federal officials announced this week the first drug therapy that prevents the painful attacks of sickle-cell anemia, an inherited blood disorder that in the United States afflicts mostly blacks of African descent.
PESHAWAR, June 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Speakers at function on Tuesday said safe blood donation not only reduces risk of heart attack but also save life of hundreds of patients, who are suffering of blood disorder diseases.
Al Kindi informed that Oman Hereditary Blood Disorder Association together with the government are slowly trying to introduce the aspect of pre-marital blood tests in the Sultanate.
Rodney Rash, the young thoroughbred trainer whose Urgent Request is scheduled to defend his Santa Anita Handicap title today, died Friday morning, three days after entering a hospital with a blood disorder.