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Meaning of HEMORRHAGE

Pronunciation:  'hemurij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels
  2. [v]  lose blood from one's body
 

HEMORRHAGE is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: bleed, bleeding, haemorrhage, shed blood
 
 See Also: blood extravasation, cerebral hemorrhage, discharge, eject, epistaxis, expel, flow, haemorrhagic stroke, harm, hemorrhagic stroke, hurt, hyphema, injury, menstruate, metrorrhagia, nosebleed, release, trauma, ulemorrhagia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hem"or*rhage\, n. [L. haemorrhagia, Gr.
a"imorragi`a; a"i^ma blood + "rhgny`nai to break, burst: cf.
F. h['e]morragie, h['e]morrhagie.] (Med.)
Any discharge of blood from the blood vessels.

Note: The blood circulates in a system of closed tubes, the
      rupture of which gives rise to hemorrhage.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: the medical term for bleeding.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are hemorrhaging, suggests loss of vitality, loss of faith in yourself, and lack of self-confidence. Also consider where you are hemorrhaging from and analyze the symbolism of that body part.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An area of internal bleeding where blood escapes from the blood vessels, often a large amount in a short time, within the body. Tends not to refer to bleeding which involves the loss of blood from the body entirely (for example from an injury to the skin, like a cut or gash).
 
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 Related Terms: abscess, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, backache, bleed, bleeding, blennorhea, bloody, cachexia, cachexy, chill, chills, colic, constipation, convulsion, coughing, cyanosis, diarrhea, dizziness, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, ecchymose, ecchymosis, edema, emaciation, fainting, fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flux, growth, hemorrhea, high blood pressure, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, itching, jaundice, labored breathing, lose blood, low blood pressure, lumbago, marasmus, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, nosebleed, pain, paralysis, petechia, pruritus, rash, rheum, sclerosis, seizure, shed blood, shock, skin eruption, sneezing, sore, spasm, spill blood, tabes, tachycardia, tumor, upset stomach, vertigo, vomiting, wasting
 

 

 

 

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