Medical Dictionary

parahemophilia

noun para·he·mo·phil·ia
variants: or chiefly British

parahaemophilia

\-ˌhē-mə-ˈfil-ē-ə\play

Medical Definition of parahemophilia

  1. :  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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