hemorrhage

[hem-er-ij, hem-rij]
noun
1.
a profuse discharge of blood, as from a ruptured blood vessel; bleeding.
2.
the loss of assets, especially in large amounts.
3.
any widespread or uncontrolled loss or diffusion.
verb (used without object), hemorrhaged, hemorrhaging.
4.
to bleed profusely.
5.
to lose assets, especially in large amounts.
verb (used with object), hemorrhaged, hemorrhaging.
6.
to lose (assets): a company that was hemorrhaging money.

Origin:
1665–75; < Latin haemorrhagia < Greek haimorrhagía. See hemo-, -rrhagia

hemorrhagic [hem-uh-raj-ik] , adjective
posthemorrhagic, adjective
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haemorrhage or hemorrhage (ˈhɛmərɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels
2.  a steady or severe loss or depletion of resources, staff, etc
 
vb
3.  (intr) to bleed profusely
4.  (tr) to undergo a steady or severe loss or depletion of (resources, staff, etc)
 
[C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia]
 
hemorrhage or hemorrhage
 
n
 
vb
 
[C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia]
 
haemorrhagic or hemorrhage
 
adj
 
hemorrhagic or hemorrhage
 
adj

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hemorrhage
c.1400, emorosogie, from L. hæmorrhagia, from Gk. haimorrhagia, from haima "blood" (see -emia) + rhage "a breaking," from rhegnynai "to break, burst."
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Medical Dictionary

hemorrhage hem·or·rhage (hěm'ər-ĭj)
n.
An escape of blood from the blood vessels, especially when excessive. Also called hemorrhea.


hem'or·rhage v.
hem'or·rhag'ic (hěm'ə-rāj'ĭk) adj.
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hemorrhage   (hěm'ər-ĭj)  Pronunciation Key 
Excessive or uncontrollable bleeding, often caused by trauma, surgical or obstetrical complications, or the advanced stages of certain illnesses, such as cirrhosis and peptic ulcer disease.
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Example sentences
There's also the danger of causing a subdural hematoma, a hemorrhage in the
  veins between the brain and the skull.
As their core body temperature falls, people start to shiver and their risks of
  infection and hemorrhage increase.
Campbell had undergone a three-hour brain operation for a hemorrhage and never
  regained consciousness.
Her doctors said she died of a brain hemorrhage caused by a birth defect.
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