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hemophiliac

[hee-muh-fil-ee-ak, -fee-lee-, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈfɪl iˌæk, -ˈfi li-, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun
1.
Also, hemophile. a person having hemophilia.
adjective
2.
hemophilic (def 1).
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; hemophili(a) + -ac
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British Dictionary definitions for hemophiliac

haemophiliac

/ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪˌæk; ˌhɛm-/
noun
1.
a person having haemophilia Nontechnical name bleeder Also called haemophile
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Word Origin and History for hemophiliac

1896 (adj.); 1897 (n.)., from hemophilia. Perhaps modeled on French hémophilique (1880).

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hemophiliac in Medicine

hemophiliac he·mo·phil·i·ac (hē'mə-fĭl'ē-āk', -fē'lē-)
n.
A person who is affected with hemophilia.

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