hemophilioid

hemophilioid

[hee-muh-fil-ee-oid, hem-uh-]
adjective
(of a disease) resembling hemophilia, but having a different genetic or acquired cause.

Origin:
hemophil(ia) + -oid

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haemophilia or hemophilia (ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə, ˌhɛm-)
 
n
an inheritable disease, usually affecting only males but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor wound may result in fatal bleeding
 
hemophilia or hemophilia
 
n
 
haemo'philioid or hemophilia
 
adj
 
hemo'philioid or hemophilia
 
adj

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