hemophiliac

adjective
he·​mo·​phil·​i·​ac | \ ˌhē-mə-ˈfi-lē-ˌak How to pronounce hemophiliac (audio) \

Definition of hemophiliac

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, resembling, or affected with a blood defect that is characterized by delayed clotting of the blood : of, resembling, or affected with hemophilia

hemophiliac

noun

Definition of hemophiliac (Entry 2 of 2)

: one affected with a blood defect that is characterized by delayed clotting of the blood : one affected with hemophilia

called also bleeder

Examples of hemophiliac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Miller stars as rich 16-year-old hemophiliac Tucker Bryant, one of the earliest patients of Hamptons concierge doctor Hank Lawson (Mark Feuerstein). Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2022 White was a hemophiliac who was diagnosed with AIDS in December 1984 following a blood transfusion, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, 6 Dec. 2021 Here’s its argument: Many doctors direct that their patients have their cats declawed when they are immuno-compromised, diabetic, hemophiliac, on immune suppressing medication, and for various other medical reasons. ... Sigal Samuel, Vox, 23 July 2019 Queen Victoria was the first in her family to carry hemophilia B, a blood clotting disorder, but the Queen herself was not a hemophiliac. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019 Queen Victoria was the first in her family to carry hemophilia B, a blood clotting disorder, but the Queen herself was not a hemophiliac. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019 Queen Victoria was the first in her family to carry hemophilia B, a blood clotting disorder, but the Queen herself was not a hemophiliac. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019 Queen Victoria was the first in her family to carry hemophilia B, a blood clotting disorder, but the Queen herself was not a hemophiliac. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019 Queen Victoria was the first in her family to carry hemophilia B, a blood clotting disorder, but the Queen herself was not a hemophiliac. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, 8 Jan. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of hemophiliac

Adjective

1896, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemophiliac

Adjective

see hemophilia

Noun

see hemophilia

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More Definitions for hemophiliac

hemophiliac

adjective
he·​mo·​phil·​i·​ac
variants: or chiefly British haemophiliac \ -​ˈfil-​ē-​ˌak How to pronounce hemophiliac (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemophiliac

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, resembling, or affected with hemophilia

hemophiliac

noun
variants: or chiefly British haemophiliac

Medical Definition of hemophiliac (Entry 2 of 2)

: one affected with hemophilia

called also bleeder

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