Hemorrhagic Diathesis(redirected from Bleeding diathesis)
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hemorrhagic diathesis[‚hem·ə′raj·ik dī′ath·ə·səs]
a predisposition to bleeding. Hemorrhagic diathesis may be manifested as an independent disease, associated with an impairment of blood coagulability, or as a secondary symptom of a variety of infectious diseases, avitaminoses, (for example, scurvy), and severe kidney lesions.