posthemorrhagic

adjective post·hem·or·rhag·ic \ ˌpōst-ˌhe-mə-ˈra-jik \

Definition of posthemorrhagic

: occurring after hemorrhage
  • posthemorrhagic anemia

First Known Use of posthemorrhagic

1870

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posthemorrhagic

adjective post·hem·or·rhag·ic \ ˌpōst-ˌhem-ə-ˈraj-ik \
variants: or chiefly British posthaemorrhagic play \-ˌhēm-\

medical Definition of posthemorrhagic

: occurring after and as the result of a hemorrhage
  • posthemorrhagic shock
  • posthemorrhagic anemia

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