hemophilia B

noun

Definition of hemophilia B

: a mild to severe hemophilia that is caused by a deficiency of factor IX

called also Christmas disease

— compare hemophilia a

Examples of hemophilia B in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The standard care for severe hemophilia B is lifelong intravenous infusions of factor IX concentrate, sometimes weekly or even more frequently. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 22 July 2022 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The company recently announced that the U.S. FDA has asked for eighteen months of data for its hemophilia B gene therapy, implying a six month delay in filing for accelerated approval. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hemophilia B

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hemophilia B was in 1954

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31 Jul 2022

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hemophilia B

noun

Medical Definition of hemophilia B

: a mild to severe hemophilia that is caused by a deficiency of factor IX in the blood Hemophilia B occurs mostly in males.… The inadequate or inactive supply of clotting factor results in periodic internal bleeding.— K. A. Fackelmann, Science News

called also Christmas disease

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