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Definition of haemophilia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

haemophilia

 noun
(British English) (North American English hemophilia) noun
BrE BrE//ˌhiːməˈfɪliə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhiːməˈfɪliə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a medical condition that causes severe loss of blood from even a slight injury because the blood fails to clot normally. It usually affects only men although it can be passed on by women.