hemorrhage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hemorrhage lose blood from one's body
    • n hemorrhage the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hemorrhage (Med) Any discharge of blood from the blood vessels.☞ The blood circulates in a system of closed tubes, the rupture of which gives rise to hemorrhage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hemorrhage A discharge of blood from blood-vessels: usually applied to flux, either external or internal, from a vessel or vessels ruptured by disease or by a wound, and constituting, when considerable and unchecked, an immediate danger to life.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. haemorrhagia, Gr. a"imorragi`a; a"i^ma blood + "rhgny`nai to break, burst: cf. F. hémorragie, hémorrhagie,

Usage

In literature:

His eyes had been bloodshot, and there had been several slight hemorrhages from the nose.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Frances had returned to Macdonald's side, fearful that the excitement might bring on a hemorrhage in his wound.
"The Rustler of Wind River" by G. W. Ogden
A little exertion might start a hemorrhage.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The motor area has suffered a concussion; perhaps a slight hemorrhage, perhaps not.
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
Lung trouble had developed, with violent hemorrhages, threatening a speedy end to his career unless a change came.
"The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier" by Oscar D. Skelton
I learned later that the life of the man with the hemorrhage was saved and he is alive to-day.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
Why, Johnsy, you'd have a hemorrhage if you ever let yourself dream of talking back to the accountant.
"A Canadian Bankclerk" by J. P. Buschlen
Peter was coughing very often and having slight hemorrhages.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
It may interest the cynical to learn that I started my last hemorrhage by too sedulous attentions to my dear Bogue.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
At the hospital, Felix Baran, shot in the abdomen, slowly and painfully passed away from internal hemorrhage.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
His lungs have never been strong, having been subject to occasional hemorrhages.
"Little Wolf" by M. A. Cornelius
You haven't had a hemorrhage?
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
There was a ragged hole through the fleshy part of his thigh and hemorrhage had been profuse.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
There is an infectious disease of geese which sometimes causes trouble known as goose septicemia or hemorrhagic septicemia.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
Equilibrium may be restored naturally by hemorrhage through the nose.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
There 's hemorrhage again.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
Who could possibly believe in hemorrhage in a young man of such conspicuous strength and powerful figure?
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse
He added to the means of controlling hemorrhage.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
No wonder she was subject to hemorrhage, from the irritated vessels of the lungs!
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
He has been taken with a bad hemorrhage, and a heart spasm.
"Zula" by H. Esselstyn Lindley
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In poetry:

High over Broadway
A far-flung sign
Glitters in indigo darkness
And spurts again rhythmically,
Spraying great drops
Red as a hemorrhage.
"Flotsam" by Lola Ridge

In news:

Within three to five days following these hemorrhages , the patient has had severe sciatic symptoms.
I postulated the relationship of the subarachnoid hemorrhages and complaints of sciatica.
Hemorrhagic Disease Showing Up In Louisiana.
Public Meeting Set About Hemorrhagic Disease.
Consuming three or more alcoholic drinks daily may raise risk for hemorrhagic stroke.
(CBS News) Having three or more alcoholic beverages each day may put you at higher risk of having a a type of hemorrhagic stroke known as an intracerebral hemorrhage at an earlier age, according to a new study.
0 A new study finds that magnesium sulfate infusions do not benefit victims of hemorrhagic strokes.
Consuming three or more alcoholic drinks daily may raise risk for hemorrhagic stroke .
0 A new study finds that magnesium sulfate infusions do not benefit victims of hemorrhagic stroke s.
Over the past 10 years she has had three bouts of subarachnoid hemorrhage related to an arterial/venous malformation in the left base of the skull.
Literary agent and former bookseller Emanuel Joseph Barron, known throughout the publishing industry as Manie , died January 8 from a hemorrhage while being treated for lung cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
We describe a case of primary breast hemangiosarcoma with tonsillar metastasis that manifested as a profuse oropharyngeal hemorrhage.
Suzuki S, Takamasa K, Yoshiharu S, et al: Subarachnoid hemorrhage of unknown cause.
Consuming three or more alcoholic drinks daily may raise risk for hemorrhagic stroke.
According to reports, the author and on-air personality best known for long stints on WFUV-FM and WNEW-FM, suffered a brain hemorrhage on April 15 and died Thursday.
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In science:

TSC, it makes sense that this hemorrhaging is due to the pressure wave.
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
We also observed mild hemorrhaging along the abdominal walls and rear rib cage on the right side.
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
Thus this region was out of reach of both the permanent crush cavity and the temporary stretch cavity, and it seems that the most likely cause of the hemorrhaging was the pressure wave.
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
Chen, R. Bünger, Intravenous pyruvate prolongs survival during hemorrhagic shock in swine, Am. J.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
P.D. Mongan, J. Capacchione, J.L. Fontana, S. West, R. Bünger, Pyruvate improves cerebral metabolism during hemorrhagic shock.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
Krajsa, J., 2009. Příčiny vzniku perikapilárních hemoragií v mozku při střelných poraněních (In English: Causes of pericapillar brain hemorrhages caused by gunshot wounds.) Ph.D. Thesis, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
Working toward exposure thresholds for blast-induced traumatic brain injury: thoracic and acceleration mechanisms
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