HyperDic: blood_disease

English > 1 sense of the expression blood disease:
NOUNstateblood disease, blood disordera disease or disorder of the blood
English > blood disease: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA disease or disorder of the blood.
Synonymblood disorder
NarrowerBanti's disease, Banti's syndromeA disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen
acanthocytosisThe presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)
acidemiaA blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)
afibrinogenemiaThe absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
agranulocytosis, agranulosis, granulocytopeniaAn acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
alkalemiaA blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)
analbuminemiaAn abnormally low level of albumin in the blood serum
anemia, anaemiaA deficiency of red blood cells
blood poisoning, septicemia, septicaemiainvasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
cytopeniaA deficiency / deficiency of some cellular element of the blood
erythroblastosisA blood disease characterized by the abnormal presence of erythroblasts in the blood
hemoglobinopathy, haemoglobinopathyA blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
hemophilia, haemophilia, bleeder's diseasecongenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding
histiocytosisA blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
hydremiablood disorder in which there is excess fluid volume compared with the cell volume of the blood
hypervolemia, hypervolaemiaA blood disorder consisting of an increase / increase / increase in the volume of circulating blood
hypothrombinemiaA low level of prothrombin (factor II) in the circulating blood
hypovolemia, hypovolaemiaA blood disorder consisting of a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
leukocytosis, leucocytosisAn abnormal increase / increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
leukopenia, leucopeniaAn abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
lymphocytopenia, lymphopeniaAn abnormally small number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
lymphocytosisAn abnormal increase / increase / increase in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
microcytosisA blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood
parasitemia, parasitaemiaA condition in which parasites are present in the blood
polycythemiaA disorder characterized by an abnormal increase / increase / increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
purpura, peliosisAny of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
thrombocytopenia, thrombopeniaA blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
uratemiapresence of abnormal amounts of uric acid salts in the blood
uricaciduriapresence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine
Broaderblood dyscrasiaAny abnormal condition of the blood
Spanishenfermedad de la sangre, hemopatía
Catalanhemopatia, malaltia de la sang

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