hemoperitoneum he·mo·per·i·to·ne·um (hē’mō-pěr’ĭ-tn-ē’əm)
Blood in the peritoneal cavity.
hemopexin he·mo·pex·in (hē’mō-pěk’sĭn) n. A serum protein that is part of the beta-globulin fraction and functions in binding heme and porphyrins.
[hee-muh-fahyl, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌfaɪl, ˈhɛm ə-/ noun 1. a hemophiliac. 2. a bacterium. adjective 3. .
[hee-muh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə, ˌhɛm ə-/ noun 1. any of several X-linked genetic disorders, symptomatic chiefly in males, in which excessive bleeding occurs owing to the absence or abnormality of a clotting factor in the blood. n. 1854 (in anglicized form hæmophily), from German hämophile, coined 1828 by German physician […]
- Hemophilia a
hemophilia A n. Hemophilia due to deficiency of factor VIII, characterized by prolonged clotting time, decreased formation of thromboplastin, and diminished conversion of prothrombin.