haemophiliac


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haemophiliac

(ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪˌæk; ˌhɛm-) or

hemophiliac

n
(Pathology) a person having haemophilia. Nontechnical name: bleeder Also called: haemophile
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haemophiliac - someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleedinghaemophiliac - someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Translations

haemophiliac

hemophiliac (US) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪæk]
A. ADJhemofílico
B. Nhemofílico/a m/f

haemophiliac

[ˌhiːməˈfɪliæk] hemophiliac (US) nhémophile mf

haemophiliac

, (US) hemophiliac
nBluter m

haemophiliac

hemophiliac (Am) [ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪæk] nemofiliaco/a
References in periodicals archive ?
To be a haemophiliac at the height of the AIDS crisis was to be more than just highly vulnerable to a potentially fatal disease, in some cases it was to be put directly into the front line of global medical research.
Saghir Ahmed has urged the private institutions, treating thalassemic and haemophiliac, to help develop a registry of such patients.
But no, you just had to be a haemophiliac or even a normal person unlucky to have a transfusion.
Swanepoel is the first haemophiliac to undergo an organ transplant in South Africa.
Haemophiliac Andrew March was nine when he was injected with tainted blood at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital.
Haemophiliac Haydn Lewis and his wife Gaynor became infected with HIV after Mr Lewis was given contaminated blood products to improve his blood's ability to clot, made by an American pharmaceutical company.
"Unfortunately by that time, 70-80 per cent of haemophiliac patients had almost certainly been exposed to HIV.
A HAEMOPHILIAC patient is considering legal action after being told he may be at risk of the human form of mad cow disease.
A HAEMOPHILIAC who contracted HIV from infected blood last night welcomed a probe into the scandal but added: 'It's too little, too late.' Mick Mason, 36, also contracted hepatitis B and C after being treated with the controversial blood clotting agent Factor 8 in the 1980s.
LIFE SAVER: A young haemophiliac and the Factor 8 drug upon which his health depends; IN CHARGE: Bairbre de Brun
As a haemophiliac, Pete has internal bleeding into the joints of his elbows, ankles and knees, causing terrible pain.