nosebleed

[ nohz-bleed ]
/ ˈnoʊzˌblid /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. nose-bleed,
  2. nose-dive,
  3. nose-ring,
  4. nosebag,
  5. noseband,
  6. nosecount,
  7. nosedive,
  8. nosegay,
  9. nosepiece,
  10. nosewheel

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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Medicine definitions for nosebleed

nosebleed

[ nōzblēd′ ]

n.

A nasal hemorrhage; bleeding from the nose.

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