haemophile

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haemophile

(ˈhiːməʊˌfaɪl; ˈhɛm-) or

hemophile

n
1. (Pathology) another name for haemophiliac
2. (Pathology) a haemophilic bacterium
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hemophile, haemophile

a bacterium that grows well in the presence of hemoglobin. — hemophilic, adj.
See also: Bacteria
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Noun1.haemophile - someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleedinghaemophile - someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
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