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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The poison had stopped his blood being able to clot as normal and the vet believed that he was now bleeding internally - possibly into his chest, causing breathing difficulties.
Talent is bleeding externally as top officers quit the ranks in frustration, and talent is bleeding internally because those that serve are stuck in a bureaucracy that inefficiently matches people with jobs.
Sudden bouts of vomiting and severe abdominal pain rang alarm bells for the doctors at the hospital, who later discovered the urgency of an operation as Gaurav was bleeding internally.
Because I'd left it a week, it'd torn open my fallopian tube and I was bleeding internally.
My right leg felt as heavy as a brick, and I found out afterwards it was because I was bleeding internally.
She had been bleeding internally without her knowing it.
Hariri was admitted Saturday shivering with bruises across her body and face, and was bleeding internally from her stomach with fractured ribs.
He had been hit in the chest and was bleeding internally.
Four weeks ago a metal rod they put in to stabilise my pelvis severed a main artery and I started bleeding internally and I nearly died again," Catharine said.