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Haemophiliac

Haemophiliac

(Science: haematology) a patient afflicted with a sex-linked genetic disease affecting males that results from a deficiency of a specific protein factor that is required for normal blood coagulation.

See: haemophilia a and haemophilia b.


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haemophiliacs

... uncurable. But symptoms can be relieved by frequent injection of coagulation factors purified from blood. Hence if blood is contaminated by HIV, Haemophiliac are likely to become infected.

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by canalon
Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:19 pm
 
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haemophiliacs

This is the famous haemophiliac :) http://www.micklebring.com/bml/images/victoria66brithday.jpg

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 19, 2006 5:43 am
 
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haemophiliacs

A haemophiliac is a person who is suffering from any of several hereditary genetic illnesses that impair the body's ability to control bleeding. My teacher took Queen Victoria as an example of a haemophiliac. :wink:

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by opuntia
Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:25 am
 
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