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hemorrhage
used in Gifted Hands

2 uses
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Definition
severe bleeding — typically inside the body

or:

figurative use  to describe any rapid loss
  • The surgery was fairly routine, but she hemorrhaged afterward because of a lack of platelets in her blood.
    p. 152.9
  • Many patients hemorrhaged to death in the operating room.
    p. 136.9

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