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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FRIENDS of a teenager who died from a rare blood disorder will tonight take to the dance-floor in his memory.
Sepsis is a lethal blood disorder that typically arises from bacterial infections.
If two healthy carriers have a child there is a one in four chance of it inheriting a serious blood disorder.
The Cancer Kids Fund supports services and research aimed at making the journey to health a little easier for pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients and their families.
Muscat: With 60 per cent of the Omani population carrying at least one type of genetic blood disorder, the health authorities in Oman are focusing their attention on genetic diseases and trying to educate the public about the necessity of premarital checks.
Dubai: With 40 per cent of the UAE's population suffering from some type of blood disorder, the third DHA Haematology Conference
Muscat, Jan 19 (ONA) The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Oman Hereditary Blood Disorder Association (OHBDA) celebrated at Grand Hyatt Muscat today the launch of the Treatment Protocol for Sickle Cell Anemia and National Record for Hereditary Diseases under the patronage of Dr.
According to them, thalassaemia is a major health problem in Pakistan and is the most prevalent genetically transmitted blood disorder with a carrier rate of five to eight percent.
She stressed for raising public awareness for the prevention of the dreadful blood disorder.
Summary: DUBAI -- Around 40 per cent of the UAE population is anaemic and thalassemia is the topmost blood disorder in the country, health experts said at the first Emirates Haematology Conference.
CONTRARY to media reports, this is not the first cord blood transplant for a benign blood disorder.
Nevertheless, physician Simone Boehrer of the Gustave-Roussy Institute in Villejuif, France, and her colleagues tested erlotinib in a lab dish on bone marrow cells taken from 10 patients with either acute myeloid leukemia or a precancerous blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndrome.