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haemophilia

(ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə; ˌhɛm-) or

hemophilia

n
(Pathology) an inheritable disease, usually affecting only males but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor wound may result in fatal bleeding
ˌhaemoˈphiliˌoid, ˌhemoˈphiliˌoid adj

hemophilia, haemophilia

a tendency to uncontrolled bleeding. Also hemorrhaphilia, haemorrhaphilia. — hemophiliac, haemophiliac, n., adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
an hereditary tendency, in males, toward a deficiency in coagulation factors in the blood. — hemophiliac, haemophiliac, n., adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleedinghaemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
classical haemophilia, classical hemophilia, haemophilia A, hemophilia A - hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
Christmas disease, haemophilia B, hemophilia B - a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
angiohemophilia, vascular hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease - a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
sex-linked disorder - any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones; "hemophilia is determined by a gene defect on an X chromosome"
Translations
hemofilia

haemophilia

hemophilia (US) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] Nhemofilia f

haemophilia

[ˌhiːməˈfɪliə] hemophilia (US) nhémophilie f

haemophilia

, (US) hemophilia
nBluterkrankheit f, → Hämophilie f (spec)

haemophilia

hemophilia (Am) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] nemofilia
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turoctocog alfa) provided long-term efficacy and safety in the prophylaxis and treatment of bleeds in people with severe haemophilia A.
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has received orphan drug designation in Switzerland for its long acting haemophilia drug candidate Elocta (rFVIIIFc) developed for the treatment of haemophilia A.
The 41-year-old is also raising money to provide a fun and educational treatment room at the Royal Victoria Infirmary's Newcastle Haemophilia Centre for children affected by bleeding disorders.
com/research/7jbhnz/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Haemophilia Therapeutics Market" report to their offering.
ISLAMABAD -- World Haemophilia Day will be observed on 17th April across the world including Pakistan to advocate a global effort to ensure appropriate care and treatment for a disease that is the oldest known genetic bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency in the genes.
3 (ANI): The Bleeding Disorders Program in Winnipeg, Canada and the Haemophilia Society (Delhi) are jointly organising an International Symposium on haemophilia on September 4 and 5 at the LPS Auditorium, PHD House, August Kranti Marg, Hauz Khas, New Delhi.
In the editorial "Together we care: New challenges for global haemophilia treatment centers", Franchini & Lippi (1) have summarized the challenges which haemophilics are facing and the role of World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) to meet more challenges (2).
com/research/j6l64t/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Haemophilia Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2012 Update" report to their offering.
Do inhibitors, treatment regimen and bleed frequency impact haemophilia treatment centre and provider utilisation: An analysis of adults with haemophilia in the HERO study.
ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Like other parts of the globe, World Haemophilia Day was also observed in Pakistan on Saturday to increase awareness among public about the disease and other inherited bleeding disorders.
Haemophilia A and B are rare inherited bleeding disorders characterized in the most severe form by spontaneous bleeding into joint and muscles associated with invalidating arthropathy, as well as by more serious bleeds, namely intracranial haemorrhage (1).
com/research/d3ab14/global_haemophilia) has announced the addition of the "Global Haemophilia Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2011" report to their offering.