Definitions for hemorrhageˈhɛm ər ɪdʒ, ˈhɛm rɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hem•or•rhageˈhɛm ər ɪdʒ, ˈhɛm rɪdʒ(n.; v.)-rhaged, -rhag•ing.

  1. (n.)a profuse discharge of blood.

    Category: Pathology

  2. the loss of assets, esp. in large amounts.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  3. (v.i.)to bleed profusely.

    Category: Pathology

  4. to lose assets, esp. in large amounts.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  5. (v.t.)to lose (assets):

    The company was hemorrhaging cash.

    Category: Business

Origin of hemorrhage:

1665–75; < L haemorrhagia < Gk haimorrhagía. See hemo -, -rrhagia

hem`or•rhag′ic-əˈrædʒ ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage(verb)

    the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel

  2. shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage(verb)

    lose blood from one's body

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hemorrhage(noun)

    any discharge of blood from the blood vessels

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hemorrhage

    Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.


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