hemophilic


hemophilic
adjective
relating to or having hemophilia
Syn: ↑haemophilic
Pertains to noun: ↑hemophilia, ↑hemophilia (for: ↑haemophilic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑hemophile, ↑haemophilia (for: ↑haemophilic), ↑haemophile (for: ↑haemophilic)

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I. \\-|filik\ adjective
1. [hemophilia + -ic] : of, like, or affected with hemophilia
2. [hem- + -philic] : tending to thrive in blood

hemophilic bacteria

II. \\ˌhēməˈfilik\ noun
Etymology: hemophilic, adjective

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/hee'meuh fil"ik, hem'euh-/, adj.
1. characteristic of or affected by hemophilia.
2. (of bacteria) developing best in a culture containing blood, or in blood itself.
[1860-65; HEMOPHIL(IA) + -IC]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hemophilic — hem o*phil ic adj. 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or afflicted with hemophilia; hemophiliac. Syn: haemophilic, hemophiliac. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. (Microbiology) Growing best in a medium containing blood, or in blood; of bacteria. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemophilic — [hē΄mōfil′ik, hem΄məfil′ik, hem΄ōfil′ik, hem΄əfil′ik] adj. 1. of or having hemophilia 2. growing well in a medium containing hemoglobin: said of certain bacteria …   English World dictionary

  • hemophilic — Relating to hemophilia. * * * he·mo·phil·ic or chiefly Brit hae·mo·phil·ic fil ik adj 1) HEMOPHILIAC <a hemophilic patient> 2) tending to thrive in blood <hemophilic bacteria> hemophilic or chiefly Brit haemophilic n HEMOPHILIAC * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • hemophilic — noun or adjective Date: 1864 hemophiliac …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemophilic — /hee meuh fil ik, hem euh /, adj. 1. characteristic of or affected by hemophilia. 2. (of bacteria) developing best in a culture containing blood, or in blood itself. [1860 65; HEMOPHIL(IA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemophilic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to hemophilia b) Describing some bacteria that grow well in blood …   Wiktionary

  • hemophilic — adj. of or pertaining to hemophilia, affected by hemophilia (hereditary blood disorder); developing in a blood culture or in blood (of bacteria) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemophilic — he·mo·phil·ic …   English syllables

  • hemophilic — he•mo•phil•ic [[t]ˌhi məˈfɪl ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) pat characteristic of or affected by hemophilia 2) mcr (of bacteria) developing best in a culture containing blood, or in blood itself • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • hemophilic synovitis — proliferation of microvasculature in a joint cavity in hemophilia with bleeding into the cavity, causing inflammation and sometimes leading to hemophilic arthropathy (q.v.) …   Medical dictionary