haemorrhage

US hemorrhage

/ (ˈhɛmərɪdʒ) /

noun

profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels
a steady or severe loss or depletion of resources, staff, etc

verb

(intr) to bleed profusely
(tr) to undergo a steady or severe loss or depletion of (resources, staff, etc)

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Derived forms of haemorrhage

haemorrhagic or US hemorrhagic (ˌhɛməˈrædʒɪk), adjective

Word Origin for haemorrhage

C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia
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