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Definition of hemophilia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hemophilia

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhiməˈfɪliə//
 
, NAmE//ˌhiməˈfilyə//
 
[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.