Definition of "hemophilic" [hem•o•phil•ic]

  • Of, relating to, or affected by hemophilia. (adjective)
  • Growing well in blood or in a culture containing blood. Used of certain bacteria. (adjective)

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Use "hemophilic" in a sentence
  • "There is another type of meningitis that is called hemophilic influenza"
  • "They think that they are going to achieve, as part of ... [pauses] at a certain point in the production process of the vaccine, they will achieve a certain capability to produce medicines against this illness, the hemophilic meningitis bacteria, medicines to fight it even before they have obtained a vaccine."
  • "Carlos J. Finlay Institute is working on a vaccine against hemophilic influenzae meningitis."