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hemophilic

[hee-muh-fil-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈfɪl ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or affected by hemophilia.
2.
(of bacteria) developing best in a culture containing blood, or in blood itself.
Origin of hemophilic
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; hemophil(ia) + -ic
Related forms
nonhemophilic, adjective
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hemophilic in Medicine

hemophilic he·mo·phil·ic (hē'mə-fĭl'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or affected by hemophilia.

  2. Growing well in blood or in a culture medium containing blood. Used of certain bacteria.

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