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haemophilia

noun [U] UK (US hemophilia)     /ˌhiː.məˈfɪl.i.ə/
a rare blood disease in which blood continues to flow after a cut or other injury because one of the substances which causes it to clot does not work correctly Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood
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