Definition of haemorrhagic in English:

haemorrhagic

(US hemorrhagic)

adjective

  • Accompanied by or produced by haemorrhage.

    ‘a viral haemorrhagic fever’
    ‘haemorrhagic colitis’
    • ‘Outbreaks of cholera, malaria, typhoid, leishmaniasis, meningitis, and haemorrhagic fever also recorded.’
    • ‘Twelve hundred cases of dengue and 101 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever have been confirmed.’
    • ‘Yellow fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever syndrome spread by mosquitoes in parts of South America and Africa; it has urban and rural forms.’
    • ‘The cut surface of the mass was firm and brown, with multifocal hemorrhagic areas.’
    • ‘However, the vascular wall was intact without any aneurysmal dilation or communication with the hemorrhagic cystic lesion.’
    • ‘He underwent colonoscopy, which revealed a fungating and hemorrhagic rectosigmoid mass lesion.’
    • ‘This review summarizes the importance of critical subjects like pathogenesis of dengue haemorrhagic fever and inadequacy of animal model that have adversely affected dengue vaccine development.’
    • ‘In May 2004 I was part of an international team that responded to an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in South Sudan.’
    • ‘Ebola haemorrhagic fever is one of the most virulent viral diseases, causing death in 50-90% of all clinically ill people.’
    • ‘Lassa fever, a viral haemorrhagic fever transmitted by rats, is endemic in west Africa and may kill tens of thousands of people each year’
    • ‘It is not associated with such widespread discoloration or hemorrhagic lesions.’
    • ‘In the case of an outbreak of a viral hemorrhagic fever, infected people should be quarantined.’
    • ‘In 1995, these researchers used newly incorporated techniques to rule out dengue virus as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in northern Nicaragua.’
    • ‘However, with the epidemic in the misuse of amphetamine, cocaine, and ecstasy primarily among young people traditional aetiological factors for haemorrhagic stroke are becoming overshadowed.’
    • ‘Women are also at a higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke after thrombolytic therapy than men.’
    • ‘The Black Death was not an epidemic of bubonic plague but a viral haemorrhagic fever with a long incubation period that allowed it to travel far despite the limitations of travel in the Middle Ages.’
    • ‘We identified nine cohort studies of serum cholesterol concentration and stroke that distinguished thromboembolic and haemorrhagic strokes using computed tomography or postmortem findings.’
    • ‘Currently, there is no vaccine for the Marburg virus, a form hemorrhagic fever like Ebola.’
    • ‘This lesion was hemorrhagic and surrounded by edematous tissue with greenish discoloration.’
    • ‘Second generation vaccines against anthrax, smallpox, and plague are being developed, and vaccines against other agents of bioterrorism such as the haemorrhagic fever viruses and others are also in development.’

Pronunciation

haemorrhagic

/ˌhɛməˈradʒɪk/