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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The Oman Hereditary Blood Disorder Association (OHBDA) with the support of Novartis Pharma Services held an event to mark World Sickle Cell Day.
'The objective of this exhibition and bidding exercise is mainly to create awareness for thalassaemia, a common blood disorder, and to raise funds for FMTS,' he said.
Summary: New Delhi (India), May 8 (ANI): On World Thalassemia Day, Bollywood celebrities chose a unique way to create awareness on thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder, urging people to get tested and save their children from 'half-life'.
Fanconi anemia is a rare and serious inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure, preventing the body from making enough new blood cells.
Dr Ussama al-Homsi (L), Dr Mohamed Yassin Thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder characterised by abnormal hemoglobin production, is the focus of a public awareness campaign at the National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR), Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) next week.
According to Sanofi, aTTP is a rare, life-threatening, autoimmune blood disorder and is considered an urgent, medical emergency.
Health dept insists 90pc of countrywide blood disorder cases reported in province
Empowering local communities towards a more prosperous future, Bank Sohar's CSR programme 'Sohar Al Attaa' has extended support to Oman Hereditary Blood Disorder Association (OHBDA) in its mission to enhance the health of local communities by raising awareness on genetic disorders.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., October 9, 2018 -- Pediatric researchers studying the life-threatening blood disorder Fanconi anemia (FA) have devised a method to block the abnormal biological signals that drive the disease.
KARACHI -- A delegation of CSR Club of Pakistan visited the centre of Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation (AMTF), which has been providing latest treatment facilities free of charge to children suffering from the deadly blood disorder. The treatment centre of Afzaal Memorial Foundation houses pharmacy, laboratory, X-Ray, diagnostic, and all the health related services for treating children suffering from the fatal blood disorder.
The trial, being run at a single hospital in Germany, aims to recruit up to 12 adult patients with the blood disorder beta thalassemia, the report noted.
A Texas petrochemical services company that fired three brothers because of a blood disorder that they shared will pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by federal officials.