hemophilic

noun or adjective

he·​mo·​phil·​ic ˌhē-mə-ˈfi-lik How to pronounce hemophilic (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hemophilic was in 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Hemophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemophilic. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

hemophilic

1 of 2 adjective
he·​mo·​phil·​ic
variants or chiefly British haemophilic
1
: hemophiliac
a hemophilic patient
2
: tending to thrive in blood
hemophilic bacteria

hemophilic

2 of 2 noun
variants or chiefly British haemophilic
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