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nosebleed

[ nohz-bleed ]
/ ˈnoʊzˌblid /
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noun

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Origin of nosebleed

1400–50 as plant name; 1850–55 for def. 1; late Middle English; see nose, bleed
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British Dictionary definitions for nosebleed

nosebleed
/ (ˈnəʊzˌbliːd) /

noun

bleeding from the nose, as the result of injury, etcTechnical name: epistaxis
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Medical definitions for nosebleed

nosebleed
[ nōzblēd′ ]

n.

A nasal hemorrhage; bleeding from the nose.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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