hemorrhagic hemorrhagic  /ˌhɛ mə ˈræ ɡɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to a hemorrhage

Usage(s):

  1. Uganda experienced an outbreak of the Marburg virus a rare Ebola-like hemorrhagic fever this summer, raising speculation that the disease had returned.
  2. This second kind of stroke, called a hemorrhagic stroke, is the most difficult kind to recover from.
  3. Hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel in the brain leaks or ruptures.

News

  • Poised for an outbreak?

    Last year's discovery of chronic wasting disease in Pennsylvania was significant, and it took away some of the attention on another deadly deer disease that has been present in the state for a few years 8211 epizootic hemorrhagic disease. Since 2007 there have been several outbreaks of EHD in southwestern Pennsylvania and one, in 2011,...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Times Leader

Quotes

  • Atwood describes the event as something like a worldwide outbreak of the Ebola-Marburg virus, producing "a hemorrhagic, dissolve-from-the-inside kind of fever."
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Margaret Atwood Source: Globe and Mail

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