parahemophilia

noun
para·​he·​mo·​phil·​ia
variants: or chiefly British parahaemophilia \ -​ˌhē-​mə-​ˈfil-​ē-​ə How to pronounce parahaemophilia (audio) \

Medical Definition of parahemophilia

: a congenital deficiency of factor V in the blood that is associated with hemorrhagic diathesis and abnormally slow clotting time

called also Owren's disease

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“Parahemophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parahemophilia. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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