Definition of "hemophilia" [‖Hem•o•phil•i•a]
- (noun) Any of several hereditary blood-coagulation disorders in which the blood fails to clot normally because of a deficiency or abnormality of one of the clotting factors. Hemophilia, a recessive trait associated with the X-chromosome, is manifested almost exclusively in males.
Use "hemophilia" in a sentence
- "The division includes inpatient and outpatient services, the Apheresis program, the Transfusion Medicine program and clinical research programs in hemophilia, sickle cell disease, thalassemia and bone marrow failure."
- "Right now, hemophilia is treated by replacing the deficient blood clotting factor through injection."
- "Says the headline: Novel gene therapy may lead to cure in hemophilia A patients."