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Christmas disease

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A type of hemophilia that is caused by a deficiency of factor IX.

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  • noun idiomatic haemophilia B

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  • noun a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Stephen Christmas, 20th-century British boy who was first diagnosed with it.]

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