bleeder's disease

noun
congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
Syn: ↑hemophilia, ↑haemophilia
Derivationally related forms: ↑haemophilic (for: ↑haemophilia)
Hyponyms:

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  • angiohemophilia — noun 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 • Syn: ↑von Willebrand s disease,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sex-linked disorder — noun any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones hemophilia is determined by a gene defect on an X chromosome • Hypernyms: ↑chromosomal aberration, ↑chromosomal anomaly, ↑chrosomal abnormality, ↑chromosonal disorder •… …   Useful english dictionary

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