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Christmas

Pronunciation: kris'mas

Definition: Surname of a child (Stephen Christmas) with the disease subsequently called Christmas disease; first case studied in detail.

See: Christmas disease, Christmas factor

See Also: Christmas factor, hemophilia B

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