haemophilia haemophilia

Definition(s):

  • (n) congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son

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Usage(s):

  1. Only males can suffer haemophilia.
  2. In the strain of that House abides the dread and mysterious disease, haemophilia.
  3. I am also told that the affliction of the ex-royal household of Spain, haemophilia, exists in the English family.

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  • Last night Sir Joseph said: "The subcommittee faced the difficult decision of weighing the relatively uncertain risk of contamination from imported blood products against the serious risk of harm to patients with haemophilia should there be a...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Joseph Smith Source: guardian.co.uk

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