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HAEMORRHAGE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does haemorrhage mean? 

HAEMORRHAGE (noun)
  The noun HAEMORRHAGE has 1 sense:

1. flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels

  Familiarity information: HAEMORRHAGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HAEMORRHAGE (noun)


Sense 1haemorrhage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

bleeding; haemorrhage; hemorrhage

Hypernyms ("haemorrhage" is a kind of...):

harm; hurt; injury; trauma (any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "haemorrhage"):

haemorrhagic stroke; hemorrhagic stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)

cerebral hemorrhage (bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel in the brain)

blood extravasation (the leakage of blood from a vessel into tissues surrounding it; can occur in injuries or burns or allergic reactions)

hyphema (bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye)

metrorrhagia (bleeding from the uterus that is not due to menstruation; usually indicative of disease (as cervical cancer))

epistaxis; nosebleed (bleeding from the nose)

ulemorrhagia (bleeding of the gums)


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