(noun)Any of severalhereditary blood-coagulation disordersin which the bloodfails to clotnormally because of a deficiency or abnormality of one of the clottingfactors.Hemophilia, a recessivetraitassociated with the X-chromosome, is manifested almostexclusivelyinmales.
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."