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hemorrhage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemorrhage  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hemorrhage 
  n  :  flow  of  blood  from  ruptured  blood  vessels  [syn:  {bleeding}, 
  {haemorrhage}] 
  v  :  lose  blood  from  one's  body  [syn:  {shed  blood},  {bleed}] 




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