von Willebrand's disease: Meaning and Definition of

von Wil'le•brand's disease"

Pronunciation: (fôn vil'u-bränts"), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. an inherited autosomal recessive disease in which abnormally slow coagulation of blood may lead to spontaneous bleeding, excessive bleeding following an injury, and heavy menstrual flow.
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