post·​hem·​or·​rhag·​ic ˌpōst-ˌhe-mə-ˈra-jik How to pronounce posthemorrhagic (audio)
: occurring after hemorrhage
posthemorrhagic anemia

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of posthemorrhagic was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Posthemorrhagic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


post·​hem·​or·​rhag·​ic ˌpōst-ˌhem-ə-ˈraj-ik How to pronounce posthemorrhagic (audio)
variants or chiefly British posthaemorrhagic
: occurring after and as the result of a hemorrhage
posthemorrhagic shock
posthemorrhagic anemia
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