rebleed

intransitive verb

re·​bleed ˈrē-ˌblēd How to pronounce rebleed (audio)
rebled -ˌbled How to pronounce rebleed (audio) ; rebleeding
1
: to bleed or hemorrhage again
lesions that are likely to rebleed or need surgical interventionAnne L. Davis et al.
repeat embolization may be successful in patients who rebleedMichelle L. Wong et al.
2
of a hemorrhage : to occur again
intracorneal hemorrhages, like hyphemas, can rebleedK. H. Baratz et al.
rebleed noun

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“Rebleed.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rebleed. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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