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Pronunciation:  'hemurij

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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