Definitions for "Hemophilia"
A condition characterized by a tendency to profuse and uncontrollable hemorrhage from the slightest wounds; it is caused by an absence or abnormality of a clotting factor in the blood, and is a recessive genetic disease linked to the X-chromosome, and therefore usually occurs only in males; there are several specific forms. It may be treated by administering purified clotting factor. It was formerly termed Hematophilia.
an inherited blood disorder in which the blood is unable to clot causing severe bleeding following minor injuries; the disease affects only males but is passed by females.
a hereditary blood disorder where there is a deficient production of certain factors involved in blood clotting, resulting in excessive bleeding into joints, deep tissues, and elsewhere
Keywords:  haemophilia, see
See haemophilia.
Keywords:  recessive, get, males, linked, sex
sex-linked recessive. Males get it most often.