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hemorrhage
used in The Hot Zone

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Definition
severe bleeding — typically inside the body

or:

figurative use  to describe any rapid loss
  • It was Ebola blood, and it had run everywhere inside the animal: there had been a lot of internal hemorrhaging.
    p. 82.9
  • It is hemorrhage, and it smells like a slaughterhouse.
    p. 18.3
  • He had no idea what was wrong with the man, except that he was obviously having some kind of massive hemorrhage.
    p. 25.7
  • The patient continued to bleed from the bowels, and these hemorrhages were now as black as pitch.
    p. 28.2
  • Everything had gone wrong inside this man, absolutely everything, any one of which could have been fatal: the clotting, the massive hemorrhages, the liver turned into pudding, the intestines full of blood.
    p. 28.8
  • He had been up all night with a patient who had had heart problems, and then, the following night, he had been up most of the night with that Frenchman with hemorrhages who had come from somewhere upcountry.
    p. 29.5
  • Hemorrhage occurred from all orifices of the body.
    p. 38.5
  • They performed an autopsy on him, and when they opened his skull, they found a massive, fatal hemorrhage at the center of the brain.
    p. 39.6
  • A few days after he died, two other salaried men who worked at desks near him in the same room broke with bleeding, went into shock, and died with massive hemorrhages from the natural openings of the body.
    p. 97.3
  • The skin develops red spots, called petechiae, which are hemorrhages under the skin.
    p. 105.7
  • Spontaneous rips appear in the skin, and hemorrhagic blood pours from the rips.
    p. 106.0
  • Your mouth bleeds, and you bleed around your teeth, and you may have hemorrhages from the salivary glands—literally every opening in the body bleeds, no matter how small.
    p. 106.2
  • Your heart bleeds into itself; the heart muscle softens and has hemorrhages into its chambers, and blood squeezes out of the heart muscle as the heart beats, and it floods the chest cavity.
    p. 106.6
  • As Karl Johnson explained to me, "I've seen young physicians run from these hemorrhagic viruses, literally.
    p. 120.2
  • It was a hemorrhagic nosebleed, the kind that does not stop until the heart stops beating.
    p. 128.6
  • The lesions by this time were showing a pattern of marked splenomegaly [swollen spleen]—strikingly thy on cut surface, enlarged kidneys, and sporadic occurrences of hemorrhage in a variety of organs....
    p. 171.2
  • Later he would write in his diary: There was a notable absence of any hemorrhagic component.
    p. 179.3

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