internal bleeding

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internal bleeding

Etymology: L, internus, inward; AS, blod
hemorrhage into an internal organ, tissue, or body cavity, e.g., intraperitoneal bleeding or intestinal bleeding.

internal bleeding

Hemorrhage from an internal organ or site, esp. the gastrointestinal tract.
See also: bleeding
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Her son Natalino, 18, was slightly injured and is in stable condition at hospital, but the other victim, a 15-year-old, is in critical condition and bleeding internally, clinic officials said.
Sam was in shock and bleeding internally," says former Tufts veterinarian Robert Murtaugh.
Also last year, five New Jersey nurses were indicted for endangering the life of a nursing home patient who was bleeding internally.
The rats can't regurgitate and they start bleeding internally," explained Baque.
When he came round he told paramedics he was fine and went home - but his brain was bleeding internally and his fit and active life was transformed for ever.
The doctors said it could have been so dangerous because they hit his head and he could have started bleeding internally with his condition.
It was clear Zeus was bleeding internally and doing so catastrophically.
When we were rehearsing at the venue, I had a fall on my knee, badly injured and muscles were bleeding internally for all two days.
As a family we are broken, torn and bleeding internally," the family said in a statement.
About 15 hours later, he was returned to the hospital complaining of abdominal pain and was admitted after it was discovered he was bleeding internally from a torn spleen.