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ac·quired

(ă-kwīrd'),
Denoting a disease, predisposition or abnormality that is not inherited.
[L. ac-quiro (adq-), to obtain, fr. quaero, to seek]
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acquired

(ə-kwīrd′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a disease, condition, or characteristic that is not congenital but develops after birth.
2. Resulting from exposure to something, such as an antigen or antibiotic.
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acquired

adjective New; not inherited.
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acquired

adjective New, not inherited
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ac·quired

(ă-kwīrd')
Denoting a disease, condition, or abnormality that is not inherited.
[L. ac-quiro (adq-), to obtain, fr. quaero, to seek]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

acquired 

Pertaining to a condition which is contracted after birth and is not hereditary. See congenital; familial; hereditary.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

ac·quired

(ă-kwīrd')
Denoting a disease, predisposition or abnormality that is not inherited.
[L. ac-quiro (adq-), to obtain, fr. quaero, to seek]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The group most at risk of experiencing these rates of bleeding may include patients with uncontrolled hypertension, impaired renal function, cancer, bacterial endocarditis, or congenital or acquired bleeding disorders.
Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment is important in this potentially life threatening acquired bleeding disorder.
She also has a keen interest in inherited and acquired bleeding disorders in children.