Definition of haemorrhagic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhɛməˈradʒɪk/
(US hemorrhagic)


Accompanied by or produced by haemorrhage: a viral haemorrhagic fever haemorrhagic colitis
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  • Women are also at a higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke after thrombolytic therapy than men.
  • In the case of an outbreak of a viral hemorrhagic fever, infected people should be quarantined.
  • Yellow fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever syndrome spread by mosquitoes in parts of South America and Africa; it has urban and rural forms.

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