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hem(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], blood. See also words beginning hema- and hemat(o)-.

hem-

, hema- (hēm, hem), Although U.S. spelling practice favors this abridgment of the romanized combining form haem- based on Greek haima, the diphthongal spelling must be preserved in taxonomic terms such as Haemophilus.
Blood.
See also: hemat-, hemato-, hemo-.
[G. haima]

hem-

, hema-
Combining forms meaning blood.
See also: hemat-, hemato-, hemo-
Synonym(s): haem-, haema-.
[G. haima]

hem-

word element. [Gr.] blood. See also words beginning hemato- and hemo-.