haemorrhage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n haemorrhage the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Haemorrhage hem′or-āj a discharge of blood from the blood-vessels
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. haimorrhagiahaima, blood, rhēgnynai, to burst.

Usage

In literature:

The fresh wound, with its loss by haemorrhage, and the reaction, has acted antagonistically to his mental trouble.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
In operating for extensive tumours of the scalp the haemorrhage is sometimes formidable.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Certainly we do not find these appearances in ordinary cases of haemorrhage.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Fortunately Pratt was close at hand, and with ice and ligatures checked the haemorrhage.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Three ribs were broken, and they had wounded the lung so severely that a violent haemorrhage had ensued.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
The Haemorrhage from the Nose commonly stopped soon.
"An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany" by Donald Monro
The inflammatory process readily tends towards ulcer formation, with haemorrhage and sometimes perforation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Large haemorrhagic surfaces were thus formed in a comparatively short time.
"On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote" by A. Mueller
Ulceration and haemorrhage are common accompaniments of this form of cancer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
She might have been great," he declared, "if she hadn't had haemorrhages of the imagination.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Hence the more excessive the haemorrhage in any case, the greater becomes the onset of the natural cure for the bleeding, viz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Submucous haemorrhages are usually present, but perforation is rare.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Although they had irritated and caused a slight haemorrhage, neither the patient nor others of the family knew of their presence.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The surgeon stood at the head of the couch, endeavouring to stop the haemorrhage from the wound.
"The Cruise of the Frolic" by W.H.G. Kingston
The bull has died of internal haemorrhage; not a drop of blood has distilled from his mouth.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea
Charvet, a wealthy landowner, suddenly fell ill of a disquieting haemorrhage.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta
I'll tell Mrs. Hyland what to do if haemorrhage sets in.
"The Crooked Stick" by Rolf Boldrewood
The haemorrhage had been profuse.
"The Bandolero" by Mayne Reid
Lectures on Obstetric Operations: Including the Treatment of Haemorrhage, and forming a Guide to the Management of Difficult Labour.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
When night came on once again the terrible haemorrhage came on.
"Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 2 of 3" by Julie Bosville Chetwynd
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In poetry:

And Christ recognizing the
New warriors will feel breaching
His healed side their terrible
Pencil and the haemorrhage of its figures.
"The Interrogation" by R S Thomas

In news:

Post-partum haemorrhage is a leading cause of global maternal morbidity and mortality.
Magnesium sulphate is a neuroprotective agent that might improve outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage by reducing the occurrence or improving the outcome of delayed cerebral ischaemia.
Health workers are managing around 100 suspected cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever as well as battling the fear and false rumours that are causing panic in the east African country.
Uganda said on Thursday three people had died from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in its central region, near the capital Kampala, the latest bout of deadly haemorrhagic fevers to strike the east African nation in recent months.
Ebola virus in its central region, near the capital Kampala, the latest bout of deadly haemorrhagic fevers to strike the east African nation in recent months.
Unquestionably the best way to communicate with your fellow hoi polloi in these hectic times of Congo-Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever and Inspector Collect.
Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Sudan.
Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Zaire.
1 reports a case of subarachnoid haemorrhage suspected to be caused by Ginkgo biloba.
1 conclude that intravenous magnesium sulphate infusion does not improve clinical outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage .
A CT of her brain showed a large left subcortical haemorrhage .
Intracerebral haemorrhage accounts for about 10—15% of all strokes and is associated with high mortality and morbidity.
Therefore we examined whether the use of calcium antagonists was associated with an increased risk of gastrointestinal haemorrhage (GIH).
A CT of her brain showed a large left subcortical haemorrhage.
Intracerebral haemorrhage accounts for about 10—15% of all strokes and is associated with high mortality and morbidity.
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