hemorrhagic plague n.
The hemorrhagic form of bubonic plague.
- Hemorrhagic rickets
hemorrhagic rickets n. Bone changes occurring in infantile scurvy, characterized by subperiosteal hemorrhage and deficient osteoid tissue formation.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an acute infectious disease of animals, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella multocida, and characterized by fever, catarrhal symptoms, pneumonia, and general blood infection.
hemorrhagin hem·or·rhag·in (hěm’ə-rāj’ĭn, -rā’jĭn) n. Any of a group of toxins found in certain venoms and plant poisons that cause degeneration and lysis of endothelial cells in capillaries and small vessels, thereby producing small hemorrhages in tissues.
- Hemorrhagic shock
hemorrhagic shock n. Hypovolemic shock resulting from acute hemorrhage and characterized by hypotension, tachycardia, oliguria, and by pale, cold, and clammy skin.