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acquired

[ə′kwīrd]
(biology)
Not present at birth, but developed by an individual in response to the environment and not subject to hereditary transmission.
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The group most at risk of experiencing these rates of bleeding may include patients with uncontrolled hypertension, impaired renal function, cancer, bacterial endocarditis, or congenital or acquired bleeding disorders.
Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment is important in this potentially life threatening acquired bleeding disorder.
She also has a keen interest in inherited and acquired bleeding disorders in children.