- characteristic of or affected by hemophilia.
- (of bacteria) developing best in a culture containing blood, or in blood itself.
Origin of hemophilic
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- Of or affected by hemophilia.
- Growing well in blood or in a culture medium containing blood. Used of certain bacteria.
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