posthemorrhagic

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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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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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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