In 1991, before he was pope, he suffered a hemorrhagic stroke that briefly affected his eyesight.
Because an autopsy disclosed multiple internal hemorrhages, the cause of death was tentatively listed as “hemorrhagic bronchitis.”
The only thing more terrifying than the spread of Ebola is when the hemorrhagic fever spreads to pregnant women.
c.1400, emorosogie (modern form by 17c.), from Latin haemorrhagia, from Greek haimorrhagia, from haimorrhages "bleeding violently," from haima "blood" (see -emia) + rhage "a breaking," from rhegnynai "to break, burst." Related: Hemorrhagic.
by 1882, from hemorrhage (n.). Related: Hemorrhaged; hemorrhaging.
Slang in Reports: B.I.D. for "Brought in Dead" and "Dotty" are, [Mr. Sidney Holland of London Hospital] considers, permissible expressions, but he draws the line at "fitting" and "hæmorrhaging." Only such terms, he says, should be used as outside doctors will understand. We would say that on a point of such odiously bad taste he might have been much more severe. [Lavinia L. Dock, "The American Journal of Nursing," 1906]
hemorrhage hem·or·rhage (hěm'ər-ĭj)
An escape of blood from the blood vessels, especially when excessive. Also called hemorrhea.