Haemophilia



/ˌhiːməʊˈfɪlɪə; ˌhɛm-/
noun
1.
an inheritable disease, usually affecting only males but transmitted by women to their male children, characterized by loss or impairment of the normal clotting ability of blood so that a minor wound may result in fatal bleeding

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