A disease in which the body is unable to form blood clots as quickly or as effectively as normal. The family of bleeding disorders includes von Willebrand disease, hemophilia A, hemophilia B, platelet function disorders and a variety of rare factor deficiencies. The disorder may be inherited or acquired.
a flaw in the way the blood clots or changes from liquid to solid (for example, a cut bleeds at first but then later forms a scab)
a health problem that makes it hard for a person to stop bleeding
an acquired or inherited tendency to bleed excessively
Problems in the clotting mechanism of the blood.