bleeding :

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b lee ding

  • n  the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
  • v  lose blood from one's body
  • v  draw blood
  • v  get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone
  • v  be diffused
  • v  drain of liquid or steam

  • When Harakatmo was still bleeding the next morning, they sent a horseman to fetch a village health worker, but Harakatmo's bleeding continued.
  • To treat heavy menstrual bleeding, patients can use an interuterine device (IUD) coated with the hormone levonorgestrel, a type of progesterone.
  • The operating-table hazard that surgeons dread most is persistent bleeding.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in CNN
    We've seen courageous women stand up to the brutality and threats and we've experienced the searing image of a woman bleeding to death on the streets,said President Barack Obama.
  • Dennis Quaid in News 10NBC
    Quaid, 53, said the twins' blood turned "the consistency of water, where they had a complete inability to clot. And they were basically bleeding out at that point."
  • John Edwards in Washington Post
    What their perception is that America is a bully and we only care about our short-term interests,Edwards said. "The starting place is to end the bleeding sore that is the war in Iraq."

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