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Any of several sex-linked genetic disorders, manifested almost exclusively in males, in which the blood fails to clot normally because of a deficiency or an abnormality of one of the clotting factors.
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he•mo•phil•i•a(ˌhi məˈfɪl i ə)
any of several X-linked genetic disorders, symptomatic chiefly in males, in which excessive bleeding occurs from minor injuries owing to the absence or abnormality of a clotting factor in the blood.
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An inherited disease in which the blood does not clot properly, causing excessive bleeding. Hemophilia usually only affects males.
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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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An inherited disorder of males passed on by females, in which the absence of a clotting factor in the blood means that bleeding becomes hard to stop.
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|Noun||1.||hemophilia - 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
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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n. hemofilia, condición hereditaria caracterizada por deficiencia de coagulación y tendencia a sangrar.
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