hemophilia A

noun

Definition of hemophilia A

:the common form of hemophilia that is caused by a deficiency of factor VIII — compare hemophilia B

First Known Use of hemophilia a

1954


Medical Dictionary

hemophilia A

noun

medical Definition of hemophilia A

:the common form of hemophilia caused by a deficiency of factor VIII in the blood
  • Some boys with hemophilia A are endangered by any bump or scrape, while others have such mild forms that the disorder goes undetected until they lose their first tooth.
  • Science News10 Aug. 1991

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