Medical Dictionary


noun he·mo·phil·ia

Medical Definition of HEMOPHILIA

:  a sex-linked hereditary blood defect that occurs almost exclusively in males and is characterized by delayed clotting of the blood and consequent difficulty in controlling hemorrhage even after minor injuries—compare christmas disease, hemorrhagic diathesis

Variants of HEMOPHILIA

he·mo·phil·ia or chiefly British hae·mo·phil·ia \ˌhē-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə\
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