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1. Blood clotting factor
Any of a number of different protein factors which, when acting together, can form a blood clot shortly after platelet s have broken at the site of the wound. The factors have Roman numeral names, like VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, and XIII. Defects in the gene s which code for any of these factors result in genetic diseases like hemophilia , which results from a defect in the gene for factor VIII or IX.

2. Hemarthrosis (pl.: hemarthroses)
Hemarthrosis is the condition of bleeding into a joint, e.g. in the case of hemophilia .

3. Hemophilia
An X-linked recessive genetic disease, caused by a mutation in the gene for clotting factor VIII (hemophilia A) or clotting factor IX (hemophilia B), which leads to abnormal blood clotting.

4. Hemophilia
A human sex-linked recessive genetic disorder that results in the absence of certain blood-clotting factors, usually Factor VII. hemophiliacs suffer from an inability to clot their blood.

5. Hemophilioid
Hemophilioid refers to any disease which resembles hemophilia but is not the sole result of abnormal blood clotting. These diseases can be inherited or acquired.

6. Hemorrhagic diathesis
Hemorrhagic diathesis is a condition where the patient is more prone to bleeding than normal. This can be the result of a genetic disease such as hemophilia , or the result of malnutrition such as the lack of vitamin C (resulting in scurvy ) or of vitamin K .

7. Recombinant DNA
Recombinant DNA is a fragment of DNA incorporated artificially into the DNA molecule of a suitable vector so that it can express itself many times. This way a large quantity of the DNA in question can be obtained. The DNA is usually one that contains genes of interest, such as interferon , insulin , or growth hormone . The DNA may also be intended to fix mutated genes causing diseases, such as hemophilia or sickle cell anemia . The vector could be plasmid s, bacteriophage s, and cosmid s (packaged plasmid DNA into a phage particle).

8. Sex linkage
The condition in which the inheritance of a sex chromosome is coupled with that of a given gene ; e.g., red-green color blindness and hemophilia in humans. Traits located on the X-chromosome .

9. Von Willebrand's disease (pseudohemophilia)
This congenital disease, which is caused a deficiency of a blood factor that promotes platelet adhesion, is characterized by prolonged bleeding and poor blood coagulation.

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