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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
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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
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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"
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Translations
hemofilia

haemophilia

hemophilia (US) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] Nhemofilia f
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haemophilia

[ˌhiːməˈfɪliə] hemophilia (US) nhémophilie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

haemophilia

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

hemophilia (Am) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə] nemofilia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
The MP met Josh at the launch of the Haemophilia Society's Buddy Award scheme yesterday.
New Delhi, Sep.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.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 January 2010-Swedish Orphan Biovitrum says first patient dosed in haemophilia B study(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
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).
THE Irish Haemophilia Society said yesterday it is "concerned" after confirmation that a person in the UK has been infected with vCJD.
ENPNewswire-September 3, 2019--Sobi Liberate Life Bike Ride raises funds and awareness for haemophilia
[1] Haemophilia is the most common X-linked condition, affecting 1 in 5 000 and 1 in 25 000 live male births for haemophilia A and B, respectively.
A Haematologist Consultant with National Hospital Abuja, Dr Christiana Udoh, has called for more government support toward diagnosis and treatment of haemophilia.
M2 PHARMA-July 9, 2019-Octapharma Present New Data on the Benefits of Nuwiq In Patients with Haemophilia A
Global Banking News-July 8, 2019-ISTH reports first of its kind global education in haemophilia
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 8, 2019-Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB updates results of MIND study in people with haemophilia
KARACHI -- World Haemophilia Day observed all over the globe including Pakistan on Wednesday.