Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for haemophilia

haemophilia

US hemophilia

noun
  1. 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
Show More
Derived Formshaemophilioid or US hemophilioid, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012