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hemorrhage

[ hem-er-ij, hem-rij ]
/ 藞h蓻m 蓹r 瑟d蕭, 藞h蓻m r瑟d蕭 /
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noun
a profuse discharge of blood, as from a ruptured blood vessel; bleeding.
the loss of assets, especially in large amounts.
any widespread or uncontrolled loss or diffusion.
verb (used without object), hem路or路rhaged, hem路or路rhag路ing.
to bleed profusely.
to lose assets, especially in large amounts.
verb (used with object), hem路or路rhaged, hem路or路rhag路ing.
to lose (assets): a company that was hemorrhaging money.
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Origin of hemorrhage

1665鈥75; <Latin haemorrhagia<Greek haimorrhag铆a.See hemo-, -rrhagia

OTHER WORDS FROM hemorrhage

hem路or路rhag路ic [hem-uh-raj-ik], /藢h蓻m 蓹藞r忙d蕭 瑟k/, adjectivepost路hem路or路rhag路ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hemorrhage

hemorrhage
[ h臅m蓹r-沫j ]

n.
An escape of blood from the blood vessels, especially when excessive.hemorrhea

Other words from hemorrhage

hemor鈥hage v.hem鈥瞣r鈥hagic (h臅m鈥采-r膬j沫k) adj.
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Scientific definitions for hemorrhage

hemorrhage
[ h臅m蓹r-沫j ]

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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